Senior Consultant Psychiatrist - VIMHANS & Moolchand Hospital, New Delhi
Programme Director - Expressions India - The Life Skills Education and School Mental Health Programme.
Technical Coordinator - National Adolescence Education Programme
Details of Qualification :
M.B.B.S. - Osmania University, Hyderabad (1989)
M.D. (Psychiatry) - AFMC, Pune University (1993)
D.N.B. - National Board of Examinations (1994)
Delhi State Award for Child Welfare - 2005 - 06 Department of Social Welfare - Govt. of NCT of Delhi
IMA - New Delhi Center - Distinguished Services Award for CME Promotion - 2006
WCCPC & WPCHC - Distinguished Service Award - 2007
Medical Registration No. : 12916 (Hyderabad State Medical Council)
DMC Registration No. : 11389 (Delhi Medical Council)
Secretary General - Indian Association of Child & Adolescent Mental Health (IACAM)
Treasurer - Delhi Psychiatric Society (1996-1997).
General Secretary - Delhi Psychiatric Society (1997-1998).
Member - American Psychiatric Association
Fellow - Indian Psychiatric Society
Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
President - Indian Association of Mind & Body Medicine
Vice-President - Indian Association of Private Psychiatry - Delhi Chapter 2007 - 08
Co-Author of "Sex Education and Adolescent Attitudes: A Gender Based Comparative Survey" presented in Award Paper category at IACAM - VIIth Biennial National Conference (November 2004).
Author - "Sex Education - Chapter for Encyclopedia of Indian Education" -NCERT - 2002
Convenor - Community Based Mental Health Programmes with IMA and DMA, Orientation courses for General Practitioners 1997 - 2003.
Media Consultant on Various Mental Health Issues (NDTV, Jain, Times of India Group, India Today, Hindustan Times & SAB TV).
Anchor and Coordinator - MERI BAAT - A talk show for Adolescents on Doordarshan - Bharti (June - Nov 2003).
Convenor - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Section of Indian Academy of Private Psychiatry (IAPP).
Founding Member - AHSAAS Foundation New Delhi. Running of Various Half Way Homes and slum schools for the under privileged.
Mental Health Consultant - Delhi Commission for Women, Rai University.
Organizing Secretary - Conference of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP), New Delhi (Oct - Nov 2002).
Organizing Secretary - VIIth Biennial Conference of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (IACAM), New Delhi (Nov 2003).
Editor - "Psychosocial Support for Children and Adolescents in Disaster Situations - Focus on Mental Health Capacity Building" released in March 2005 at Chennai with collaboration of WHO, UNICEF and CDAHC, VIMHANS, New Delhi.
Editor - School Mental Health Programme Module (Part I, II and III) released on 22nd November 2003 (World Health Organization).
Principal Investigator for a National Multicentric Trial of a molecule for Schizophrenic Patients in India (2003).
Principal Investigator for a International Multicentre Trial of a molecule for Schizophrenia Patients in India (2004).
Principal Investigator for a International Multicentre Trial for a molecule for Schizophrenia Patients in India (2005).