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Updated: February 12, 2011 01:49 IST

Royal College Medal for neuropsychiatrist

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Chennai-based neurologist and neuropsychiatrist Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy. File photo
The Hindu Chennai-based neurologist and neuropsychiatrist Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy. File photo

Chennai-based neurologist and neuropsychiatrist Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy has been awarded the Royal College of Psychiatrists President's Medal for 2011 in recognition of his significant contributions to policy, public knowledge and education in metal health and wellness.

With this medal, Dr. Krishnamoorthy, who is now honorary secretary of Voluntary Health Services, reportedly becomes the first Indian to be recognised by the Royal Colleges for contributions to both neurology and psychiatry.

In his letter, the president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Professor Dinesh Bhugra, notes that the awardees are recognised “for their contribution in diverse fields relevant to mental health, truly stunning and inspiring to the profession.”

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