Bangalore University (1997)
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009)

Research Interest

  • Women's Mental Health


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Association of menopause symptoms with depressive symptom severity in a diverse community-based sample.
Ji X, Singleterry S, Kulikova A, Harrison Y, Shivakumar G, Brown ES, Maturitas 2021 Jan 143 78-80
Patterns of Treatment Utilization Across the Perinatal Period in the Center for Maternal and Infant Outcomes and Research in Translation (COMFORT) Veterans Study.
Shivakumar G, Kroll-Desrosiers AR, Copeland L, Anderson EH, Maydon A, Mattocks K, J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2020 Nov
Racial Differences in the Cesarean Section Rates Among Women Veterans Using Department of Veterans Affairs Community Care.
Mattocks KM, Kroll-Desrosiers A, Kinney R, Bastian LA, Bean-Mayberry B, Goldstein KM, Shivakumar G, Copeland L, Med Care 2020 Nov
Exercise for PTSD in Women Veterans: A Proof-of-Concept Study.
Shivakumar G, Anderson EH, Surís AM, North CS Mil Med 2017 Nov 182 11 e1809-e1814
Managing posttraumatic stress disorder and major depression in women veterans during the perinatal period.
Shivakumar G, Anderson EH, Surís AM J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2015 Jan 24 1 18-22
Exercise improves depressive symptoms during pregnancy.
Shivakumar G BJOG 2014 Sep
Screening to Treatment: Obstacles and Predictors in Perinatal Depression (STOP-PPD) in the Dallas Healthy Start program.
Shivakumar G, Brandon AR, Johnson NL, Freeman MP Arch Womens Ment Health 2014 Jul
Progression of Major Depression during Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Preliminary Study.
Shivakumar G, Johnson NL, McIntire DD, Leveno K J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med. 2013 Jul
First controlled treatment trial of bipolar II hypomania with mixed symptoms: Quetiapine versus placebo.
Suppes T, Ketter TA, Gwizdowski IS, Dennehy EB, Hill SJ, Fischer EG, Snow DE, Gonzalez R, Sureddi S, Shivakumar G, Cosgrove VE J Affect Disord 2013 Mar
Effects of exercise and physical activity on anxiety.
Anderson E, Shivakumar G Front Psychiatry 2013 4 27

Honors & Awards

  • APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators
  • Association for Clinical Research Training (ACRT)-Burroughs Wellcome Fund Trainee Travel Award
  • NCDEU New Investigator Award

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Marce′Society
  • Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians