Dr. Preetie Shetty A

Assistant Professor

Department of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (at Mangalore)

Qualification: Ph.D; M.Sc (Sp & Hg); B.Sc (Sp & Hg)


    • Teaching: Undergraduate and Postgraduate students
    • Clinical supervision and patient care
    • Co-Guide: Dissertations


Subject Semester / Year
Language Disorders in Adults VI Semester [BASLP]
Voice : Science and Disorders II Semester [M.Sc. (SLP)]


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D. (Speech and Hearing) Audiology & Speech Language Pathology National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore 2022
M.Sc. (Speech and Hearing) Audiology & Speech Language Pathology Samvaad Institute of Speech and Hearing, Bangalore 2013
B.Sc. (Speech and Hearing) Audiology & Speech Language Pathology Dr M. V. Shetty College of Speech & Hearing, Bangalore 2008


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Naseema Institute of Speech & Hearing, Bengaluru, India Associate Professor Teaching, Clinical Management, Academic administration, Public awareness programs Oct 2021 - Nov 2022
National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru Research Fellow Research, Clinical teaching, Academic teaching, Clinical supervision & management June 2016 - Sept 2021
Shravana Education Trust, Bellari, India Director of operations - Senior Speech Language Pathologist & Audiologist Academic curriculum, Special school Dec 2014 - April 2016
Shravana Hearing Aid Centre, Bangalore, India Senior Audiologist & Speech –Language Pathologist Clinical management and Conducting camps, Administrative roles July 2013 - April 2016
Nayak’s Speech & Hearing Clinics Pvt. Lmd. Bangalore Clinical Audiologist & Speech Language Pathologist Clinical management and Public Awareness June 2008 - Sept 2011


Area of Interest

Brain-Language-Cognition and its Related Aspects; Swallowing

Area of Expertise

Neuro-Communication Disorders, Neurogenic Dysphagia, and Holistic approaches in Neuro-Rehabilitation

Area of Research

Adult Language, Speech Production, Cognitive Linguistics, Auditory processing & Cognition, Swallowing, Aerodynamics, Tele and Neuro rehabilitation

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

1.      Indian Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA)

2.      Indian Federation of Neurorehabilitation (IFNR)

3.      World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR)

4.      International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Society (MDS)

5.      Parkinson’s Disease Society of Karnataka, India

6.      Indian Speech and Hearing Association Bengaluru Chapter (ISHA-BC)

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Apollo Multispecialty Hospitals, Bengaluru, India Consultant Speech Language Pathologist & Swallow Specialist Nov 2021 - Nov 2022

Feasibility and Benefits of Intermittent Multiple tDCS Courses With Concomitant Language Training in Semantic Dementia: A Case Report.

March 9, 2022 Brain stimulation and Language Rangarajan K.S Gorthi N V.S.S Selvaraj S. Akkunje P.S. Parlikar R. Sreeraj V.S. Yamini B.K. Rashmi G.V. Sivakumar P.T. Shivashankar N.

Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, SAGE Journals, XX (Online):1–2.

Transcultural adaptation and validation of Kannada version of the national institute of health stroke scale (NIHSS).

07-Feb-2022 Neurocommunication Evaluation Baby P. Srijithesh P.R. Reddy A.V. Rajasekaran A.K. Philip M. Akkunje P.S. Chaturvedi S.

Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, Wolters Kluwer - Medknow, XX (Online):1–5.

Tele-Neurorehabilitation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Practice in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.

05 October 2021 Tele Neurorehabilitation Srivastava A. Swaminathan A. Chockalingam M. Srinivasan M.K. Surya N. Ray P. Hegde P.S. Akkunje P.S. Kamble S. Chitnis S.

Frontiers in Neurology, Vol no 12, Article no 667925.

Phonatory Characteristics of Male Patients with Classic Essential Tremor.

August 18, 2021 Neurogenic Voice disorders Akkunje, P. S. Yamini, B. K. Yadav, R. Shivashankar, N. Malo, P. K. Thennarasu, K. Hegde, S Pal, P. K.

Journal of Movement Disorders, Vol no 14, Issue 3, 226-230.

Acoustic-to-articulatory inversion for dysarthric speech by using cross-corpus acoustic-articulatory data.

May 13, 2021 Speech Production Maharana, S.K. Illa, A. Mannem, R. Belur, Y. Shetty, P. Kumar, V.P. Vengalil, S. Polavarapu, K. Atchayaram, N. Ghosh, P.K.

IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 6458-6462.

Automatic classification of healthy subjects and patients with essential vocal tremor using probabilistic source-filter model based noise robust pitch estimation.

10 February 2021 Motor Speech Disorder and Artificial Intelligence Rao, A. Yamini, B. K. Ketan, J. Shetty, A. P. Pal, P. K. Shivashankar, N. Ghosh, P. K.

Journal of Voice, Elsevier (online (in press))