Dr. D.C. Mathangi

Professor & Head, Dept of Mind Body Medicine & Lifestyle Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Porur, Chennai.

Dr. D.C.Mathangi, is a Doctorate in Medical Physiology with other additional qualifications like Bioinformatics,  Masters in Hospital Management, PG diploma in Bioethics and Certified Life Coach.

Dr. Mathangi has teaching and research experience spanning the last 20+ years. With her passion for research on Stress and Sleep she took up the lead role in establishing a new department and academic program in the fascinating and upcoming field of Mind Body Medicine and Lifestyle Sciences.   Her research thrust has been on stress and sleep with 55 quality publications and over 400 citations including those by US Navy and Army, WHO, ILO, etc with a H index of 12. She has completed research projects funded by DST, DRDE, ICMR, RESMED, RSSDI, etc.  She has delivered over 90 guest lectures.  She is a member in the editorial board of scientific journals and also a peer reviewer for international journals of repute.  She has organized several Conferences, Workshops and Seminars to promote research and innovative teaching learning methods.

Dr. Mathangi has won several awards including the Young scientist award at National level, Young woman scientist award from the Government of Tamil Nadu, Visiting Scientist award and Raine Visiting Professorship award from University of Western Australia, to mention a few and many awards for her scientific deliberations.  

She has been active in the area of assessment and accreditation by NAAC, UGC and MCI and served as NAAC Peer Team member as well.  

Dr. Mathangi is among the few selected by MHRD, Government of India in the first batch for specialized training “Leadership in Academic Program” at IISER Kolkatta and Harvard University, Boston, USA in February and March of 2019.

She is a Certified Life Coach and conducts programs for professionals on mental & emotional well-being, stress management, etc.  As a Certified Adolescent Coach, and her interest in influencing young minds also extends through her programs and activities in personality development and lifestyle modifications, techniques to enhance memory, teaching and learning technique for students and teachers. Her outreach activities are also offered through her programs at Ramakrishna Mission and Mutt.  She conducts programs on stress management and work life balance to professionals in governmental organizations too. 

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