International Multi Centre, Clinical Trials is being carried out in the area of Mental Health since 2000.
"Rapid assessment survey on the use of alcohol among the urban population" - A collaborative study with Dr. D. Mohan, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi [1999 – 2000].
"National household survey on alcohol and drug abuse in India" - A major epidemiological survey carried out in 60 clusters all over Tamil Nadu [2000 – 2001].
Conducted a research study on enhancing the overall development of high school students through life skills training.(2000-2002).
"Injection practices among health care providers and clients" - An epidemiological study involving around 80 centers throughout the country, by Dr. Narendra Arora, AIIMS, New Delhi and Dr. R. Sathianathan [2002 – 2003].
"Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practices of health policy makers influencing the decisions taken by the health care providers and caregivers" – This study focused on HIV care in Urban and Rural areas .
"Migration and mental health" – A collaborative study with Dr. Rajesh Sagar, AIIMS, New Delhi [2003 – 2004].
The team has been involved in several international clinical trials - (randomized controlled trials) involving various psychotropic drugs (2000 – till date).
The team is involved with a research study on "Prevalence of depression in diabetics and evolving intervention strategies" funded by the Government of Tamil Nadu .
Psychosocial support training for primary school teachers at Andaman & Nicobar Islands –(Phase I ) –Project supported by UNICEF(.Oct-2005- Dec 2005).