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Dr. John Vijay Sagar Kommu is currently Professor and Head of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru. He completed his undergraduate medical training at S.V. Medical College, Tirupati, and MD (Doctor of Medicine) (Psychiatry) from NIMHANS. John has extensive academic, clinical, and research experience of over 20 years, having worked in reputed institutions like Christian Medical College, Vellore, and JIPMER, Pondicherry. He has been working as a Consultant Child Psychiatrist at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NIMHANS for over 10 years. His current areas of interest include neurodevelopmental disorders especially ASD, pediatric psychopharmacology, adolescent mental health, child abuse, and neurobiology of child psychiatric disorders. John has authored 60 research papers and 7 book chapters. He was awarded the prestigious NIH(USA) funded Indo-US Fogarty Fellowship in 2014 and trained at the McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida. John was recently appointed Affiliate Faculty at the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, Oregon State University.
Posts by John Vijay Sagar Kommu
Dr John Vijay Sagar Kommu of NIMHANS examines the factors affecting the mental health of children during the pandemic and the role of caregivers and mental health professionals in helping children nav...
- John Vijay Sagar Kommu
- 23 September, 2021