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Dr. Senthil Amudhan R

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Dr. Senthil Amudhan R

Faculty Profile

Designation
Associate Professor
Associated with NIMHANS as faculty since (Month and Year)
Friday, August 3, 2012
Employment History

Assistant Professor ()3/08/2017-30/06/2016), Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Mental Health And Neurosciences, Bangalore

Senior Resident (2009-2012)– All India Institute of Medical sciences, New Delhi
Research officer (Mar 2012-July2012) -The Inclen Trust International, New Delhi

Educational Qualifications
MD Community Medicine-(All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi) MBBS-(Madras Medical College, Chennai)
Awards, Fellowships and Recognitions, Memberships
Awards
 BMJ Awards 2016- SA under Health Care innovation of the year category for developing a Menatl health model-framework-manual for ASHAs
AIIMS Excellence Research Award 2014 for outstanding publication under clinical research category
Best Public Health Video presentation  for the video titled “ Depression: Lets talk about it” in the 28th annual state Conference of Karnataka Association of Community Health in 2016
Plaque of Honour for effective handling of tasks related to organising the 34th national Conference of the IAPSM held at AIIMS in 2007

 
Memberships
Life member - WNF (World NCD Federation)
Life member- IHEPA (Inidan Health Economics and Policy Action)
Life Member- IACP (Indian Academy of Cerbral Palsy)
Life member- IMA (Indian Medical Association)
Life member -IPHA (India Public Health Association)
Life member -IAPSM ( Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine)

Life member -AIIMSONIAN

 

Contact Information
212, Department of Epidemiology, Dr MVG building, NIMHANS, Phone: 91-80-26995870, Email id:drsenthil@nimhans.ac.in
Areas of Research Interest

 Mental Health stigma, Child mental health, Health management information system, Epilepsy, Epidemiology

Other Information
Research

1. Stigma experience and related barriers of help-seeking in psychosis, depressive disorders and alcohol use disorders: An exploratory study (funded by NIMHANS)

2. Development and Feasibility of Mental Health Training Programme For ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) in Kolar Taluka, Karnataka (supported by CPH)

3. Assessment Of Mental Health Stigma Among Health Assistants In Kolar District, Karnataka (supported by CPH)

4. Assessment Of Mental Health Stigma Among Medical Officers And Paramedical Staff In Kolar District, Karnataka (Supported by CPH)

5. Barriers for Childhood Disability Care (BCDC) for the Service providers (Supported by IACP)

6. Barriers for Childhood Disability Care in the community (funded by CPH)

7.Mental health with focus on Depression in India (funded by WHO)

 

Bibliography  (Journal Articles)

  1. Amudhan S, Gururaj G, Satishchandra P. Epilepsy in India I: Epidemiology and public health. Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2015;18:263-77
  2. Amudhan S, Gururaj G, Satishchandra P. Epilepsy in India II: Impact, burden, and need for a multisectoral public health response. Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2015;18:369-81
  3. Rajamoorthy SA. What is Needed to Progress Toward 100% Routine Immunization in India? Indian J Community Med. 2014 Apr;39(2):122-3.
  4. Amudhan S, Mani K, Rai SK, Pandav CS, Krishnan A. Effectiveness of demand and supply side interventions in promoting institutional deliveries—a quasi-experimental trial from rural north India. Int J Epidemiol. 2013 Jun;42(3):769-80.
  5. Girish M, Gopalaswamy S, Lewin L, Amudhan S, Chinnappa G. Barriers for Childhood Disability Care (BCDC)-pilot survey. Dev Med Child Neurol 2016, 58: 92–93.
  6. Senthil Amudhan Rajamoorthy. Incidence estimates in Global burden of depressive disorders in the year 2000 by Ustun et el 2004. Br J Psychiatry. 2017 Feb;(Available at: http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/incidence-estimates-global-burden-depress....)

 

 Bibliography  (Books and Monographs)

  1. Kalaivani M, Amudhan S, Upadhyay AD, Kamal VK. Biostatistics. In: Hemanshu Prabhakar (ed): Essentials of Neuroanesthesia. London Wall, Academic Press (an imprint of Elsevier) 2017.p. 975-995.
  2. Gururaj G, Amudhan S, Santosh L, Arvind BA. Depression In India-Lets talk. World Health Organization  Publication, New Delhi, 2017.
  3. Amudhan S, Jagadeesh M. A mental health resource guide for ASHA (Revised Edition). Publication No: 118, NIMHANS Publication, 2017.
  4. Amudhan S, Jagadeesh M. A mental health resource guide for ASHA (English). Publication No: 118, NIMHANS Publication, 2016.
  5. Jagadeesh M, Amudhan S. A mental health resource guide for ASHA (Kannada). Centre for Public Health, NIMHANS 2015.
  6. Girish N, Amudhan S. A resource Guide for Workshop on research Methodology (revised). Centre for Public Health, NIMHANS 2015.
  7. Gururaj G, Amudhan S. Report of the Symposium on “Child Mental health in India: Catalyzing the public health response. Centre for Public Health, NIMHANS, Bangalore. 2016
  8. Senthil Amudhan R, Rajkumar N, Girish N and Gururaj G (2013). Strengthening Health Management Information System (HMIS) for Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Disorders in Kolar, Karnataka. Centre for Public Health, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore.
  9. Senthil Amudhan R,  Girish N and Gururaj G (2014). Developing a district roadmap for integrated child mental health services. Centre for Public Health, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore.

 

Research

Status: Ongoing

    Title:
    Stigma experience and related barriers of help-seeking in psychosis, depressive disorders and alcohol use disorders: An exploratory study
    Status:
    Ongoing
    Project Start/Completion Date:
    01-Mar-2014 to 31-Mar-2015
    Staff:
    Dr. Senthil Amudhan R
    Funding Agency:
    NIMHANS
    Research Papers:
     
    Principal Investigator:
    Dr. Senthil Amudhan R
    Other Investigators:
     

     
    Summary:

    Stigma associated with mental illness acts as a significant barrier to access mental health care. In  India,  the  research related  to mental health stigma is very limited .This study aims to generate evidence on stigma more