Applied learning series organised by Dept: of Neurodevelopmental Sciences, NISH "Brain and Behavior: An Inside Out on recent trends in developmental neuroscience " on 8th of February 2018 at NISH Campus.
Resource Person: Dr. Valsamma Eapen is Professor & Chair of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Head of the Academic Unit of Child Psychiatry, South West Sydney (AUCS), Australia.
She completed her Child Psychiatry training through the Great Ormond Street Hospital Scheme, and PhD work at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London. She started her academic career at the University College London, UK and then moved to the UAE University, where she was Professor of Child Psychiatry prior to taking up her current position in 2008. As a Child Psychiatrist with special expertise in neurodevelopmental disorders, her research interests include Tourette Syndrome, Autism, and ADHD, and her research has included epidemiological, genetic and clinical aspects of these disorders. She has published three books, 14 chapters and over 125 peer reviewed papers.