Director's Profile

Director's Profile

Dr. Satish Chandra Girimaji

Dr. Satish Chandra Girimaji completed his MBBS from Bangalore Medical College in 1980 and MD (Psychiatry) from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh in 1983. He has been working as a faculty in NIMHANS since December 1984, initially in the Department of Psychiatry and subsequently in the Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He currently holds the position of Senior Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He functioned as the Dean of Behavioural Sciences Division for more than 2 years. His major areas of interest are clinical, genetic and community aspects of neurodevelopmental disorders, child and adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy. He has served as the member of WHO working group on revision of intellectual disability section of ICD-10.