Dr. Srilatha Girish

Assistant Professor (Community based Rehabilitation-Occupational Health)

Dr. Srilatha joined as Assistant Professor in College of Physiotherapy the Gulf Medical University in September 2019 and has extensive experience of teaching and research in reputed organizations of India. In addition, she is expertise in rehabilitation and community reintegration of movement dysfunction of diverse group of patients specifically in pediatrics, geriatrics and adult neurological conditions.

Areas of Interest

  • Covert disabilities of childhood movement disorders
  • Worksite health
  • Geriatrics wellness
  • Community integration of adults with neurological and pediatric disorders


  • Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy in 2007 from Manipal Academy of Higher Education
  • Master’s in Physiotherapy in Community-Based Rehabilitation (Occupational Health) in 2009 from Manipal University
  • PhD in Physiotherapy from Manipal Academy of Higher Education India, in 2019

Selected publications

  • Raja, Kavitha, Girish Srilatha, Gupta Saumen, Mathew, Jerin, Gansan V. Assessment battery for children with developmental coordination disorder: Preliminary report of tool development and clinical application. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach.2018;11(3): 175-185.
  • S, Raja K, Kamath. A. Prevalence of developmental coordination disorder among mainstream school children in India. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach.2016;9 (2):107-116.
  • Raja, K. Ganasan V,Gupta,S. Srilatha. Development of an Assessment Tool and Integrated Management Protocol for Children with Development Co-Ordination Disorder. Indian Educational Review.2015;53(2):83-86.
  • S, Raja Kamath. Translation of Revised Version of Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire (DCDQ’07) into Kannada – Results of Validation. Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development.2015;26 (4):82-100.
  • Srilatha, Maiya Arun G, Vinod Bhat, Nalini Sathish Kumar.” Prevalence of work-related wrist and hand musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) among Computer Users, Karnataka State, India”. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2011;5(3): 605-607.