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MBBS - JSS Medical College 1999
MD Psychiatry - NIMHANS 2005

Erasmus University -  Trained in Clinical Epidemiology
Martinos Center, Harvard University - Trained in Brain imaging and connectivity 


Senior Resident - NIMHANS : 2008-2011
Faculty Psychiatry - Manipal University
(Former Associate Professor ) : 2011-2016
Wellcome DBT India Alliance Research Fellow: 2017 to current

Clinical experience since 2005 in working with children, adults, and older adults in treating stress-related disorders with expertise in psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, trans-cranial magnetic stimulation and transcranial direct current stimulation.


  • Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK award for research in old age psychiatry

  • International Congress on Schizophrenia - Young Investigator Award

  • Indian Psychiatric Society  - Tilak Venkoba Rao Oration Award, Young Psychiatrist Award, Bhagawat Award


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