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Gargi S Kumar| Vidyashilp University Faculty

Dr. Gargi S Kumar

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies
Former Project Coordinator (Department of Neurology),NIMHANS, Bangalore
Former Visiting Faculty, Thapar Institute of engineering
and technology, Patiala and RV University, Bangalore
Former Research Associate, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay
M.Phil. Psycho-oncology, Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai, University of Madras
MSc Health Psychology, University of Hyderabad
Ph.D. Psychology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
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Biography
Professional Education
Teaching Courses
Research Interests
Selected Publications
(Recent)
Biography

Dr Gargi S Kumar is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Vidyashilp University (VU). Before joining VU, she served as a project coordinator in a Neuro-palliative care project at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore. She has an extensive academic background with a Ph.D. in Psychology from IIT Bombay, M.Phil. in Psycho-oncology from the Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai and MSc in Health Psychology from the University of Hyderabad. Her professional experience includes roles as a Visiting faculty member at the School of Liberal Arts, R V University, Bangalore, the Thapar School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala and Research Associate at IIT Bombay. She has also completed an International Honors Program about Big data in health care held by Taipei Medical University, Taiwan. She currently holds a research consultancy in Neuro-palliative care project at NIMHANS. Her research interests include Health psychology, Psycho-oncology, Palliative care and chronic neurological conditions and Qualitative research


Professional Education
Ph.D (Indian Institute of Technology (IIT),Bombay);Psychology 2022
M.Phil (Cancer institute (WIA), Chennai; Psycho-oncology 2015
MSc (University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad);Health psychology 2013
International Honors Program-Big data in 2018 health care (Taipei Medical University,Taiwan) 2018

Teaching Courses
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Experimental psychology
  • Educational Psychology

Research Interests
  • Health psychology
  • Psycho-oncology
  • Palliative care and chronic neurological conditions
  • Qualitative research

Selected Publications (Recent)
  • Kumar, G. S., Kulkarni, M., & Rathi, N. (2022). Evolving food choices among the urban Indian middle-class: A qualitative study. Frontiers in Nutrition, 9.
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  • Thomas, P. T., Kumar, G. S., Baby, P., Vengalil, S., Srijithesh, P. R., Yamini, B. K., Netravathi, M., Yadav, R., Pandian, R. D., Gupta, A., Alladi, S., & Nalini, A. (2024). Outpatient Neuro- palliative Care Services in a Tertiary Hospital Setting. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, 10.4103/aian.aian_901_23. Advance online publication.
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Dr.Gargi S Kumar is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Vidyashilp University (VU). Before joining VU, she served as a project coordinator in a Neuro-palliative care project at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore. She has an extensive academic background with a Ph.D. in Psychology from IIT Bombay, M.Phil. in Psycho-oncology from the Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai and MSc in Health Psychology from the University of Hyderabad. Her professional experience includes roles as a Visiting faculty member at the School of Liberal Arts, R V University, Bangalore, the Thapar School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala and Research Associate at IIT Bombay. She has also completed an International Honors Program about Big data in health care held by Taipei Medical University, Taiwan. She currently holds a research consultancy in Neuro-palliative care project at NIMHANS. Her research interests include Health psychology, Psycho-oncology, Palliative care and chronic neurological conditions and Qualitative research

Ph.D (Indian Institute of Technology (IIT),Bombay);Psychology 2022
M.Phil (Cancer institute (WIA), Chennai; Psycho-oncology 2015
MSc (University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad);Health psychology 2013
International Honors Program-Big data in 2018 health care (Taipei Medical University,Taiwan) 2018
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Experimental psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Health psychology
  • Psycho-oncology
  • Palliative care and chronic neurological conditions
  • Qualitative research
  • Kumar, G. S., Kulkarni, M., & Rathi, N. (2022). Evolving food choices among the urban Indian middle-class: A qualitative study. Frontiers in Nutrition, 9.
    Read More
  • Thomas, P. T., Kumar, G. S., Baby, P., Vengalil, S., Srijithesh, P. R., Yamini, B. K., Netravathi, M., Yadav, R., Pandian, R. D., Gupta, A., Alladi, S., & Nalini, A. (2024). Outpatient Neuro- palliative Care Services in a Tertiary Hospital Setting. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, 10.4103/aian.aian_901_23. Advance online publication.
    Read More
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