Srinivas Kosgi

Department of Psychiatry, Dharwad Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences

Dr. Srinivas Kosgi is a clinician and academician with sixteen years of experience in the field of psychiatry. He has an excellent track record of working in schizophrenia, forensic psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, de-addiction psychiatry, psychopharmacology, and community psychiatry. His areas of interest are research in thought, language and communication deficits in schizophrenia, and designing treatment strategies for prisoners. Dr. Kosgi has worked in thirty-two multi-center international drug trials. His current functions are developing administrative strategies in improving clinical services in psychiatry hospitals, training postgraduate students in psychiatry, clinical psychology, psychiatric social work, and psychiatric nursing. He currently heads psychiatric hospital services in the capacity of medical superintendent at Dharwad Institute of mental Health and Neuroscience Dharwad, Karnataka. Dr. Kosgi is a pioneer researcher in psychopharmacology and heads the state referral psychiatric hospital as medical superintendent.