Director's Profile

Director's Profile

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar 

Qualifications: MBBS in 1978 (Bangalore Medical College), MD Psychiatry in 1981 (NIMHANS),  DSc (Doctor of Science) from SVYASA University for research work of Yoga and Mental Health 2012, FAMS, Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences (2006)

Service in NIMHANS: 1978-81, Trainee; 1982-date, Faculty from 1982, now Director, NIMHANS.

Awards: Recipient of Sir CV Raman Award  from Karnataka Government and Padmashri award

Scientific Publications: National & International- 400 indexed; H-Index-42, RG Score 45.

Teaching: Guide/co-guide to nearly 50 MD and PhD trainees for research

Research Areas: Yoga, Schizophrenia, Public Health, Electroconvulsive therapy