Dr Rathi Mahendran graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1980 and completed the Specialist Training in Psychiatry in 1998. She subsequently trained in the UK and the US under Health Manpower Development Plan programmes in 1989 and 1996 respectively. She was awarded Master of Medical Education from the University of Dundee (UK) in 2013.
Her interests are in psychopharmacology and medical education. She also provides psychosocial care for ambulatory patients at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS). Some of Dr Rathi’s notable achievements include the Distinguished Psychiatrist Award by Singapore Psychiatric Association, awarded in 2016.