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Selvaraj Joins Creighton Medical Faculty

Vidhya Selvaraj, M.B. B. S., is now serving as an instructor in the Creighton University School of Medicine, and as a psychiatrist practicing in the Internal Medicine Clinic and Women’s Health Center at Creighton University Medical Center. She previously practiced at the Omaha Veterans’ Administration Hospital.

Dr. Selvaraj has been instrumental in primary care mental health integration in Omaha. Her research interests include women’s mental health, schizophrenia and psychopharmacogenetics. She is the primary author of "Psychopharmacology: 501 Questions to Help You Pass the Boards,”a book manuscript published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. She was also awarded funding from Creighton University’s LB-692 allotment for her research on smoking cessation.

Dr. Selvaraj is board eligible for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She completed residencies in psychiatry at the Creighton University/University of Nebraska’s Psychiatry Residency Program, where she earned the Star Resident Award in 2009, and at North West Wales NHS Trust hospitals in Bangor, Wales, U.K. She earned her bachelor of medicine/bachelor of science degree from Stanley Medical College in Chennai, India.

She is a classical dancer and holds a degree in the ancient Indian cultural dance form called Bharatnatyam.

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