Dr. Santosh K. Chaturvedi

Dr. Santosh K. Chaturvedi

Dr. Santosh K. Chaturvedi

Dean, Behavioural Sciences Head, Department of Mental Health Education, NIMHANS, Bangalore
Area of Expertise : Health

Santosh K Chaturvedi, M.D.; FRCPE [Edinburgh] FRCPsych  Dean, Behavioural Sciences, Senior Professor of Psychiatry, Head, Department of Mental Health Education, National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, Bangalore, India.

Faculty,  Department of Psychiatry at National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, since 1982 to date. Currently, Consultant, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry & Psychiatric Rehab S                                


Fellow Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK

Fellow, Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK

Member, International Association for the Study of Pain, 

Life Member,  Indian Association of Palliative Care.

Life Fellow of Indian Psychiatric Society

Honorary Member, World Psychiatric Association, WPA ,

Member, Editorial Board, Psycho Oncology [Wiley]

Director, Board of Director, International Psycho Oncology Society [2006-2012]

Editor in Chief, Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Mental Health, 2014 to date

Member, WHO’s Working Group on the Classification of Somatic Symptom and Dissociative Disorders 2010-2012.

AWARDS: Awarded the National Award by the Indian Council of Medical Research on THREE occasions for contributions in the field of Mental Health.

Commonwealth Medical Fellowship Award on Cancer at Manchester UK, 1988-1990.

RESEARCH:  Researches on Consultation Liaison: Interface of Psychiatry with other medical & surgical disciplines, Diabetes & Depression, Cancer & Terminal Illnesses, Neuropsychiatry, and Gynecology & Obstetric, Cultural psychiatry.

PUBLICATIONSMore than 500 publications in different International and National journals, & 20 Books.