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Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is recognized as an Institute of Eminence by the Government of India. Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal, a constituent of MAHE, is a premier healthcare institution with more than 2000 beds in attached Kasturba Hospital, which has Accreditation from National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Health Care Providers (NABH) and ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14000:2004 certified. The Department of Psychiatry was established in KMC, Manipal, in 1974, and has been conducting MCI recognized postgraduate courses in psychiatry since 1985. It is actively involved in clinical services, teaching, research and community work. The Department has undertaken several collaborative research projects, including funded studies and drug trials.



Samir Kumar Praharaj, MD, DPM
Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal,
Karnataka, INDIA – 576104
GSMC-FAIMER Fellow 2017

Dr. Suma Udupa,
Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry,
KMC, Manipal