College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Pookode


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine

Faculty & Staff

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Dr P M Deepa Dr P M Deepa
Designation: - Assistant Professor and Head
Address: - Assistant Professor & Head(i/c),Department of Veterinary Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Pookode, Wayanad
Mobile No: - 9496400982
Email ID: - deepapm@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

  • M.V.Sc., Ph.D (IVRI)
  • B.V.Sc& AH


Work Experience

  • Teaching Assistant – 1year
  • Research Associate -1 year
  • Govt. Veterinary Surgeon – 8years
  • Assistant Professor – 12 years




  • KAU merit scholarship during undergraduate programme
  • ICAR- JRF during post graduate programme
  • Best Poster presentation award for the paper “ Invitro transdifferentiation of canine bonemarrow mesenchymal stem cells in to islet like cells “ in the International Conference on “ Reproductive Health : Issues and Strategies under changing climate Scenario” organized by Division of Physiology and Climatology, IVRI, Izatnagar from 6-8 Feb 2014.
  • Second best paper presented at ISVM National Conference (2017)
  • Second prize for oral presentation for the paper entitled’ Effect of plant extracts, vitamins and stem cells in amelioration of diabetes in wistar rat model’ at 38 th annual convention of Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine & National symposium on ‘Advancement in Veterinary Medicine in mitigating challenges to Animal Health’ held at Veterinary College, KVAFSU, Hebbal , Bengaluru during 5 th to 7th Feb, 2020.



  • Attended “Advances in stem cell therapy in livestock and pets and its business potential” Sponsored by NAIP (ICAR), New Delhi at Division of Physiology, IVRI, Izatnagar from 16.07.2013 to 29.07.2013.
  • Attended “Developing Winning Research proposal in Agricultural Research “organized by NAARM, Hyderabad from 25th to 29th August 2015.
  • Attended “Updates on clinical diagnostic techniques in Veterinary Practice” organized by TANUVAS, Chennai from 1.2.2018 to 21.2.2018.
  • Attended two days hands on training on ‘Introduction to bioinformatics tools for life science research’ held at Bioscience Research & Training centre, Thiruvananthapuram on 14 th and 15 th Jan 2019.
  • Attended one day Workshop on Management of Downer cow syndrome in cattle’ organized by Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, VCRI, Namakkal on 30.9.2019



  • Umesh Dimri, Ricky Jhambh, Deepa. P.M., Mohd. Iqbal Yatoo and Vinodhkumar, O.R. (2013). “Current advances in treatment of livestock diseases”. A short term training’ Refresher course in Animal Disease Treatment” at IVRI, Izatnagar, Sponsored by Directorate of Animal Husbandry, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Practical manual on’ Veterinary Epidemiology”
  • Bipin.K.C and Deepa.P.M.( 2010). Application of molecular biology- based methods to the diagnosis of infectious diseases. Short term training on Recent advances in diagnosis, control and prevention of infectious and contagious diseases.
  • Deepa.P.M and Bipin.K.C. (2010). Mastitis vaccines. Training on current concepts in therapeutic management, prevention and control of mastitis.
  • Deepa.P.M. (2015). Current trends and future perspectives of Veterinary Vaccines. ICAR sponsored winter school on Application of one health concepts for control of emerging zoonoses and health threats. Organized by COHEART, KVASU, Pookode.
  • Deepa,P.M., Saseendranath, M.R and Mini, M. (2000). Epidemiological studies on canine parvoviral infection. Ind. J. Anim. Sci.70 (3):261-262.
  • Deepa , P.M.and Saseendranath, M.R. (2004). Seroprevalence of canine parvoviral infection in Kerala. J. Vet. Anim. Sci.,35: 22-25.


  • Deepa.P.M., Dimri, U., Jhambh, R., Yatoo, M.I. and Sharma, B. (2015). Alteration in clinico-biochemical profile and oxidative stress indices associated with hyperglycaemia with special reference to diabetes in cattle--a pilot study. Trop. Anim.Health Prod., 47(1):103-109. doi: 10.1007/s11250-014-0691-5


  • M.I.Yatoo, P.M. Deepa, R.S.K.Mandal, B. Sharma, S.K. Mendiratta, B.H.M. Patel and U. Dimri. (2015). Prevalence of subclinical diabetes in a commercial flock of dairy goats in India and its interaction with milk quality. Small Ruminant Research, 132; 1-11.


  • Deepa.P.M., Dimri Umesh, Chandra Vikas, and Sharma.G.Taru. (2018). Differentiation of canine bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in to islet- like cells. Applied Biological Research, 20 (2):118-123.
  • p. M. Deepa, Umesh Dimri, M.C. Sharma, Rupasi Tiwari (2012). Update on epidemiology and control of Foot and Mouth Disease - A menace to international trade and global animal enterprise .Vet. World 5(11) : 694-704
  • Malayalam articles in Karshakashree -5


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