Dr. M J Kumari
College of Nursing
Professor cum Principal (Ag.)
Present Work Location: 
College of Nursing, JIPMER
Contact Number: 
Medical Registration number: 
RN-37126; RM-44012
Academic Qualifications: 

B.Sc.(N), M.Sc. (N), M.Phil., Ph.D. (N)

Special Area of Interest: 
Medical surgical nursing

Book Publications:

  1. Book on Diabetic foot ulcer: Effectiveness of nursing strategies on wound healing and quality of life among the patients with diabetic foot ulcer in India (ISBN: 978-620-0-62752-0) published by GlobeEdit, Europe.
  2. Book on Reproductive health: An analysis of personal and economic determinants of reproductive health among women in India (ISBN: 978-620-4-21262-3) published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Europe.
  3. Book on Basic Health Science for Diploma Health Assistant course, which was conducted by Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai.
  4. Book chapter on Management of patient with cardiovascular problem for general Nurse and Midwives published by Veekaas and Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives council in 2014.

Paper Publications in International Journals:

  1. V B, Kumari MJ, Krishnan G, Ramamoorthy L. Under- or overpressure: an audit of endotracheal cuff pressure monitoring at the tertiary care center. Acute Crit Care. 2021 Nov 5. doi: 10.4266/acc.2021.00024. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34736298.
  2. Neethu M George1, Lakshmi Ramamoorthy1, Santhosh Satheesh2, Kumari M Jayapragasam1, Gender divides in the clinical profiles of patients with acute myocardial infarction at a tertiary care center in South India, J Fam Community Med 2021;28:42-7.
  3. Anupama Anitha Pavithran1, Lakshmi Ramamoorthy1, Suryanarayana BS2, Rajeshwari Murugesan3, Kumari MJ1, Comparison of fingertip vs Palm site sampling on pain perception and variation in capillary blood glucose level among patients with diabetes mellitus, J Caring Sci.2020, 9(4), 182-7
  4. Lalthanthuami H.T, Kumari MJ, Venkateswaran Ramanathan, Rama Lakshmi P, Lakshmi Ramamoorthy, Performance of 3ml versus 5ml discarded volume for blood sampling from Central Venous Access Device, Journal of Laboratory Physicians,2021.
  5. Akila. M, Mr. R. S. Ramesh, Dr. M. J. Kumari, Survey on Diabetic Foot Risk Assessment among Diabetic Patients in Super specialty hospital in South India, J Edu Health Promot 2021;10:14.
  6. Cluny Asha, Kumari Jayaram Manjini, Biswajit Dubashi, Effect of Foot Massage on Patients with Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting – A Randomized Controlled Trial, J Caring Sci, 2020, 9(3), 120-4.
  7. J. Kumari, M. Jeyagowri, S. Jagdish, Effect of Planned Educational Intervention on Quality of Life among the Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcer, ijsr, 9(2),2020.
  8. Sarika ML, Kumari MJ, Biju Pottakkat, Effect of Structured Teaching Programme on the Knowledge and attitude regarding Organ Donation among the Engineering Students in Puducherry, ijsr, 8(11),2019.
  9. Bani Ridashisha, M J Kumari, Biju Pottakkat, Jeby Jose Olickal, Effect of Early Nurse-Led Interventions on Postoperative Recovery Outcomes among the Patients underwent Upper Abdominal Surgery in a Tertiary Care Hospital, South India- A Randomized Control Trial, J.Hosp. Pharmacy 14(4), 2020, 24-32.
  10. MJ Kumari, D Thirunaaukkarasu, Assess economic status of female patients in Multi-specialty medical college hospital, Acta Scientific Women’s health, 1.3, 2019, 20-3.
  11. Kalaivani S, Kumari M J, Pal G K, Effect of alternate nostril breathing exercise on blood pressure, heart rate and rate pressure product among patients with hypertension in JIPMER, Puducherry, J Edu Health Promot 2019; 8(145).
  12. Unnikrishnan V S, Prof. Kumari MJ, Prof. Sunil K Narayan, Dr. Harichandra Kumar, Mental Imagery Enhances hand recovery in stroke patients: A randomized controlled trial, American society of neurorehabilitation SAGE Journals, 2018, 32(4-5), 411.
  13. Kumari M J, Survey to assess attitude and practice of reproductive health among the female patients, International journal of current research, 10(8), 2018, 72257-61.
  14. M J Kumari, Simple and cost-effective citric acid dressing for diabetic foot ulcer, REG. NO: D7635654-AFINJ. JOHP-ISSN:2348-7704, J. Hosp. Pharmacy 13(2) April to June 2018 (Suppl Issue-A), 1-5.
  15. Vathani G, Kumari M J, Pandit V R, Effectiveness of Helfer Skin tap technique on pain reduction among the patients receiving intramuscular injection, International Journal of Current Research (Impact Factor: 7.086), 2017, 9(9), 57185- 9.
  16. Aparna Jacob, Kumari MJ, Sandhiya Selvarajan, Effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge of Pharmacovigilance among the patients in JIPMER, Puducherry, International Journal of Recent Scientific Research, 2017, 8(7), 18212-5.
  17. Aneesha Mohan, Kumari M J, Sadishkumar Kamalanathan, Pattern of Medication adherence and its determinants among the patients with hypothyroidism, International Journal of Current Research, 2017, 9(7), 55027-31.
  18. Kumari MJ, Jeyagowri M & Jagdish S, Compare the effect of wound healing & cost of dressing solution between citric acid and conventional method of dressing among the patients with diabetic foot ulcer in tertiary hospital, International Journal of Current Research, July 2017, 9(7), 55022-6.
  19. Kumari MJ, Jeyagowri M & Jagdish S, Effect of Citric acid dressing on wound healing of Diabetic foot ulcer, International Journal of Development Research, Dec.2016,6(12),10629-31
  20. Kumari M J, Ancy M Das, Aneena Dominic, Deena Davis, Linsha George & Sandhya, Assessment of knowledge regarding common cardiac drugs among the Staff Nurses in cardiac units of Tertiary Care hospital, International Journal of Current Research, May 2016. 8, (05), 31177- 9.
  21. Kumari M J, Assessment of Knowledge on Reproductive Health among the women, IntJCurResRev,Feb.2016,8(03),19-22.
  22. Aneena Dominic, M J Kumari, Suryanarayana B S, Angeline Mary Sheela, Risk stratification of Diabetic foot ulcers among the patients with diabetes mellitus at a tertiary care hospital, IJAR 2015.3(9),923-7.
  23. Sandhya R V, M J Kumari, Dr. Gopisankar, Angeline Mary Sheela, Prevalence of low back pain and knowledge on body mechanics among the staff nurses in a tertiary care hospital, IJAR 2015, 3(9), 928-34.
  24. Kumari MJ, Thirunaaukarasu, Strategies to Improve Patients Safety in Emergency Department, International Journal of Practical Nursing, 2015. 3, (02), 71-5.
  25. Kumari M J, Amirthavalli.A, Dhananchezian.K, Doris Jennifer, Elakkia G, Mathumalar N, Sangeetha M.A., Santhi. G, Sreevastha, Assessment of Knowledge on Oral Anticoagulation Therapy among Valve Replacement Patients, International Journal of Advanced Research, 2015. 3(4), 1236-43.
  26. Kumari M J, Jeyagowri Subash, Jagdish S, How to prevent Amputation in Diabetic Patients, International journal of Nursing Education, 2014,6(2),40-4.
  27. Kumari MJ, Jeyagowri Subash, A study to assess the level of foot care practice among patients with diabetes mellitus, International Journal of Nursing Education,2013,5(1),107-9.
  28. Kumari MJ, Thirunaaukarasu, A Survey to assess the awareness of Swine Flu among general population in Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Puducherry, International Journal of Nursing Education. 2012, 4(2),160-2
  29. Thirunaaukarasu, Kumari MJ, Assess and compare the behavioural practices on preventive aspect of oral problems among students of a medical and nursing college at Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital and Research Centre in Puducherry, International Journal of Nursing Education, 2011, 3(2), 70-1.
  30. Kumari, Gift your eyes after death, Journal of Medical Surgical Nursing, TNNMC MSN, V(1), 2017, 27-9.
  31. Kumari MJ, Assess the personal factors of reproductive health among the women, Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research, 2015, 4(02), 41-5.
  32. Anbu M, Kumari MJ, Dutta T.K, Angeline Mary Sheela S, Effect of the Communication Board on Communication Pattern among Intubated Patients in the Critical Care Unit, Indian Journal of surgical nursing, 2015, 4(02), 41-5.
  33. Kumari MJ, Jeyagowri Subash, Role of Hyperbaric oxygen therapy on diabetic wound healing, The Journal of nursing trendz, 2014, (01),39-43.
  34. Kumari MJ, Thirunaaukarasu, Preventive oral health among medical, nursing students, Nightingale Nursing Times, 2011,6(11), 12-4,67.
  35. Kumari MJ, Thirunaaukarasu, Smile please, Journal of Nursing perspectives, 2011,1(02),11-4. Research gate page ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4403-300X
Positions Held: 

Professor cum Principal (Ag.)

Staff type: 
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