Sudha Prathikanti, MD
Curriculum Vitae




1980-86          University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
                        B.S. Degree: Double Major in Biomedical Sciences/ Anthropology

1986-90          University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
                        M.D. Degree

1990-94          University of California, San Francisco
                        Psychiatric Residency

1994-95          Travel Abroad, visiting India's diverse cultural regions

1995-96          University of California, San Francisco
                        Clinical Fellowship: Psychiatric Consultation to OB/GYN Patients

2001-02          University of California, San Francisco
                        Teaching Scholars Program

2004               University of California, San Francisco
                        Training in Clinical Research: Summer Program

2005-06          Ayurveda Institute of America, California Campus
                        Diplomate, Ayurvedic Health Sciences



1992                California Medical License

1993                Drug Enforcement Administration License

1998                Certification in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

2014                Certification, American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine



1980                University of Michigan Regents Alumni Award

1980-84          Michigan Competitive Scholarship

1992-93          American Psychiatric Association/ Mead Johnson Fellow in Public Psychiatry

1993-94                  American Psychiatric Association/ NIMH Fellow in Cross-cultural Psychiatry

2001-02          UCSF School of Medicine Teaching Scholar Award

2002-03          UCSF Library Instructional Grant for Curriculum Development

2008                Mental Insight Foundation Pilot Research Grant

2008                Pritzker Foundation Award

2010                Mt. Zion Health Fund Research Grant



Prathikanti S, Rivera R, Cochran A, Tungol JG, Fayazmanesh N, Weinmann E (2017).
Treating major depression with yoga: A prospective, randomized, controlled pilot trial.
PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173869. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173869

Lam, N and Prathikanti, S. Integrative Treatment of Depression.
In Maizes, V and Low Dog, T (ed) Womens Integrative Health. 2nd Edition.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, Inc. 2015

Gruber VA, Rainey PM, Moody DE, Morse GD, Ma Q, Prathikanti S, Pade PA, Alvanzo AA, McCance-Katz EF.
Interactions between buprenorphine and the protease inhibitors darunavir-ritonavir and fosamprenavir-ritonavir.
Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Feb 1;54(3):414-23. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir799

McCance-Katz EF, Moody DE, Prathikanti S, Friedland G, Rainey PM.
Rifampin, but not rifabutin, may produce opiate withdrawal in buprenorphine-maintained patients.
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011 Nov 1;118(2-3):326-34. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.04.013.

Prathikanti, S. Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Depression.
In Gundling, K. and Jacobs, B. (ed.) Evidence-Based Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians Press. 2009

Prathikanti, S. Ayurveda and Mental Health.
In Lake, J and Spiegel, D (ed.) Clinical Manual of Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health.
Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Press. 2007.

Prathikanti, S. Ayurvedic Herbs for Psychotic Disorders.
Elements Journal, August 2005 3(2): 6-9.

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