Name: Umakanth B S (MedBound handle: @umakanth22)
Birth Place: Handanakere, Karnataka, India
Educational Qualification: B Pharmacy, M Pharmacy (Pharmacology) at Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, Karnataka, India (2021-2023)
Languages you speak or write: English, Kannada
What do you do?
Seeking a role in clinical trials, clinical data management, and pharmacovigilance.
What’s the best part of your profession? What made you choose this profession?
Clinical trials research
Are you happy/satisfied with the current scenario of pharmacy education in India?
What can be done to improve education and the profession in this sector?
Hard work and work ethics
What are some fun facts about pharmacy that you want the readers to know?
During my master's program, we enjoyed.
What do you think about the current industry / job scenario?
Regarding jobs, there are now bulk opportunities.
What are the challenges that you face in your day-to-day life?
Yes, we completed many projects. We worked until midnight.
What is the salary one can expect after completing a D. Pharm/B. Pharm/M. Pharm as a fresher?
As a fresher, I want to learn to work according to company norms.
Do you think pharmacists are underpaid?
Is there a healthy work-life balance in your profession?
Yes, we can manage a healthy work-life balance.
Do you like reading? What was the last thing you read?
What is your favorite dish?
What is your least favourite subject?
Your favourite subject(s)?
What’s something you wish to change about the world?
If your journey was/were a movie, what would it be called?
Be happy; no worries; God will see.
Tell me something you think is true that almost nobody agrees with you on.
Work ethics from the mentor.
When I received Tata and HDFC scholarships.
What do you love to do in your leisure time?
If given a choice, what alternate career would you have opted for?
What is your dream travel destination?
I am planning to go to the Himalayas.
Where would you like to work in the future?
I am planning to do social work in rural areas.
Finally, a Quote you relate to.
I am proud to be a pharmacologist.
What else would you like to tell about yourself?
I recently completed M Pharmacy with an 8.0 CGPA, and I have four publications.
(PharmaDose/Umakanth B S/AN/SC)