Amritha Bhat, MBBS, MD, MPH

Personal Statement

I am a perinatal psychiatrist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

I earned my medical degree from Bangalore Medical College, India, and completed a psychiatry residency in St. John’s Medical College, India. I completed a second residency in Psychiatry with a focus on women’s mental health and integrated care from the University of Washington, and a fellowship in Primary Care in Psychiatry.

I also earned a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Washington School of Public Health. I am board certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.


Psychiatry in Primary Care, University of Washington, 2015-2017
Psychiatry, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore,India, 2002-2005
Psychiatry Internship, University of California, San Diego, 2011-2012
Psychiatry, University of Washington, 2012-2015
MD, Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, 1994-2000
MPH, Maternal and Child Health Services, University of Washington , 2015-2017

Department Affiliations

Recent Publications

Association of organizational culture and climate with variation in the clinical outcomes of collaborative care for maternal depression in community health centers.
(2023 Jan-Dec)
Implement Res Pract 4(): 26334895231205891
Williams NJ, Russo J, Vredevoogd M, Grover T, Green P, Proctor E, Bhat A, Unützer J, Bennett IM

Successful ingredients of effective Collaborative Care programs in low- and middle-income countries: A rapid review.
Glob Ment Health (Camb) 10(): e11
Whitfield J, Owens S, Bhat A, Felker B, Jewell T, Chwastiak L

Facilitators of and barriers to perinatal telepsychiatry care: a qualitative study.
(2023 Oct 6)
BMJ Open 13(10): e071084
Howard A, Wang S, Adachi J, Yadama A, Bhat A

Risks of adverse perinatal outcomes in relation to maternal depressive symptoms: A prospective cohort study in Kenya.
(2023 Aug)
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 37(6): 489-504
Larsen A, Pintye J, Abuna F, Bhat A, Dettinger JC, Gomez L, Marwa MM, Ngumbau N, Odhiambo B, Phipps AI, Richardson BA, Watoyi S, Stern J, Kinuthia J, John-Stewart G

Mobile Mental Health in Women's Community-Based Organizations: Protocol for a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.
(2023 Feb 8)
JMIR Res Protoc 12(): e42919
Bhat A, Goud BR, Kalidindi B, Ruben JP, Devadass D, Waghmare A, Collins PY, Raj T, Srinivasan K

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