Assistant Professor Dr Janaki Venkatasalam

MBBS (Melaka Manipal Medical College), Doctor of Psychiatry (UKM), PGDTT (UCSI)

Dr Janaki is a highly qualified and experienced medical professional specialising in psychiatry. Her impressive qualifications include a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Melaka Manipal Medical College, a Doctor of Psychiatry (MD) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), and a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Training from UCSI University.

Dr Janaki has dedicated her career to the field of psychiatry, and her professional journey showcases her commitment to providing psychiatric care and contributing to the field. Her extensive experience in various roles has allowed her to make significant contributions.

Dr Janaki's career took her to UCSI University, where she served as an assistant professor in psychiatry from 2017 to 2023. Simultaneously, she also worked as a psychiatrist and provided clinical services at Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah from 2017 to 2022.

Dr Janaki's dedication to her field is further highlighted by her contributions to psychiatric literature through various publications in reputable journals. Her research work has covered topics such as:

·       The use of Paliperidone Palmitate in adolescents

·       Charles Bonnet Syndrome

·       Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia

·       The management of agitated depression

In summary, Dr. Janaki is a highly qualified and accomplished psychiatrist with extensive experience in providing psychiatric care and contributing to the field through research and academic roles. Her dedication to improving the mental health and well-being of her patients is evident in her career and contributions.