Dr. Kavitha Agamutu

Dr. Kavitha Agamutu’s research interests include mental wellness among men, male depression, and the health seeking behaviour of men with depression with a focus on the use of website interventions to improve depression screening among men. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in Public Health and her research focus is on depression among men.

Between 2015-2017, Kavitha was positioned at the Adult Health Sector within the Malaysian Ministry of Health, where she was mainly involved in men’s health. During this time, she organized a ministry-level men’s health awareness event at the Malaysian MOH (2016) and participated in several men’s health-related events and meetings at the national level. Following this, she graduated with a Master’s of Public Health in 2018 and completed a 4-week intership at UBC Men’s Health Research.