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Dr. Shoba Srinath

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Dr. Shoba Srinath

Faculty Profile

Associated with NIMHANS as faculty since (Month and Year)
Thursday, July 1, 1982
Educational Qualifications
DPM and MD (Psychiatry)
Awards, Fellowships and Recognitions, Memberships

Was awarded the World Health Organization fellowship for 3 months (April – June 1997) in which visits to centers in the USA and UK were made.

Member, Executive Committee of the WHO – ICIDH, International task force in 1999.

Dr.TS.Mallesh Memorial Oration Award at the Annual CME Paediatrics ,IAP-BPS,Bangalore held on 8th June 2003

Dr.DS.Raju Memorial Oration Award at the Annual conference of IPS- AP Chapter,Warangal on 13th July 2003

Dr. B. Gopalakrishna Rao Memorial Oration at IMA Shomoga on 11th Sept. 2004.

Dr. LGP Achar Memorial Oration Award Lecture at KANCIPS 2005, Bangalore.

The paper  TS.Jaisoorya , YC. Janardhan Reddy and S.Srinath. The relationship of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to Putative Spectrum Disorders: Results from an Indian Study.  Comprehensive Psychiatry, 2003; Vol.44:  No.4 (July/August),pp317-323  was adjudged as the “Daniel 

Cappon Prize –2005-proxime accessit”.

Was conferred the Rotary Bangalore West –Vocational excellence award 2005 on 17th November 2005.

Awarded the 6th Appa Rao Lecture Award for contribution In Child Neuro Psychiatry and delivered a lecture on ‘Comprehensive care of a child Neuropsychiatric disorder: NIMHANS Experience” organized by the Neurosciences India group held at Chennai on 18th January 2008.

Travel award for attending the  ‘International meeting for autism research (IMFAR)’ from 3rd to 5th May,2007 at Seattle, Washington

Awarded the Late Dr.KP. Mangalwedhe oration award at the IMA- Hubli branch annual CME-2008, at Hubli on 1st May 2008

Delivered the Growth, development and behavioural pediatrics oration at the VII, IAP-GDBP at Mumbai on the 21st Sept. 2008

The 2nd Dr.H.S. Subrahmanyam Oration Award: Delivered the oration on the 4th of November, 2011 at St.John’s Medical College. Topic ‘Unmet mental health needs of Children and Adolescents’

Service award in Mental Health organized by the Karnataka Havyasi Aptha Samalochakara Vedike(R), on the occasion of the World Mental Health Day on 14th October, 2012 at Bangalore

Delivered the Annual Mathias Memorial Lecture in KPAMRC, Bangalore on 31st August,2013


Invited as an expert to the Consultation on Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disorders – From awareness raising to capacity building on 16-18th September 2013, at WHO HQ, Geneva, Switzerland 

Indian Psychiatric Society( Life fellow)

Member, Indian Psychiatric Society, Karnataka chapter. ( Life fellow)

Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Life fellow).

Contact Information
Professor, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, NIMHANS,Bangalore – 560 029. Email Telephone 80-26995265 /80-26995351 Department Offices Fax 80-26562121/ 80-26564830
Areas of Research Interest

Field of specialization: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


      -Mood disorders



      - Obsessive Compulsive disorders