Amritha Bhat, MBBS, MD, MPH

Personal Statement

I am a perinatal psychiatrist and Associate 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

Other Affiliations

Barnard Center for Infant Mental Health

Recent Publications

Microfluidic human physiomimetic liver model as a screening platform for drug induced liver injury.
(2024 Oct)
Biomaterials 310(): 122627
Dey S, Bhat A, Janani G, Shandilya V, Gupta R, Mandal BB

Postpartum Psychosis: A Preventable Psychiatric Emergency.
(2024 Jan)
Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ) 22(1): 44-52
Toor R, Wiese M, Croicu C, Bhat A

Increasing Access To Perinatal Mental Health Care: The Perinatal Psychiatry Access Program Model.
(2024 Apr)
Health Aff (Millwood) 43(4): 557-566
Schaefer AJ, Mackie T, Veerakumar ES, Sheldrick RC, Moore Simas TA, Valentine J, Cowley D, Bhat A, Davis W, Byatt N

The role of doulas in supporting perinatal mental health - a qualitative study.
Front Psychiatry 15(): 1272513
Quiray J, Richards E, Navarro-Aguirre Y, Glazer D, Adachi J, Trujillo E, Perera D, Garcia EP, Bhat A

Recruiting Community Health Centers for Implementation Research: Challenges, Implications, and Potential Solutions.
Health Equity 8(1): 113-116
Lee A, Gold R, Caskey R, Haider S, Schmidt T, Ott E, Beidas RS, Bhat A, Pinnock W, Vredevoogd M, Grover T, Wallander Gemkow J, Bennett IM

Show complete publication list »
Edit Profile