EDUCATION

  • M.D. Psychiatry – Govt. Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai – Gold Medalist.
  • D.P.M (C.P.S) – Govt. Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai.
  • MBBS – Govt. Medical College, Nagpur.

 

PRESENT APPOINTMENTS

  • Consultant Psychiatrist at COLUMBIA ASIA, WHITEFIELD, Bengaluru
  • Consultant Psychiatrist at Telerad RxDx, ITPL, Bengaluru
  • Consultant Psychiatrist at VITALIFE, AECS Layout, Bengaluru
  • Expert writer for many online portals like Yahoo and mdhil and newspapers like New Indian Express and Deccan Herald


PAST APPOINTMENTS

  • Consultant Psychiatrist (May 2013 to June 2015) - YASHOMATI HOSPITALS, Bengaluru
  • Assistant Professor (March 2012 to May 2013) - Department of Psychiatry, Vydehi Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • Assistant Professor (August 2010 to June 2011) - Department of Psychiatry, JNMC, Sawangi, Wardha, Maharashtra.
  • Consultant Psychiatrist (August 2010 to November 2011) - Sandnya Sanwardhan Sanstha, Nagpur (NGO working for mentally challenged children)
  • Consultant Psychiatrist (August 2010 to November 2011) - Swami Vivekanand Medical Mission, Nagpur (also with their Half-way homes for elderly)
  • Consultant Psychiatrist (November 2010 to November 2011) - Snehanchal (Palliative Care Unit), Nagpur


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Worked as Sub-investigator for Phase-3 trial of drug Ramelteon.
  • Worked as research assistant for:
    • Phase-3 trial of drug Milnacipran
    • Phase-4 trial of drug Atomoxetine
  • Worked on International Projects in collaboration with NHS Trust, Cornwall, United Kingdom
    • Study of “Attitudes of Medical Students Towards Psychiatry”
    • Study of Depression in Geriatric population.

BOOKS PUBLISHED

  • Manachya Khol Talatun, Shri Mangesh Prakashan, Nagpur, 2013.
  • Mann Ani Aapan, Nachiket Prakashan, Nagpur, 2019.


INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Joshi, P., Kukreja, S., Desousa, A., Shah, N. and Shrivastava, A., 2014, Psychopathology and other contributing stressful factors in female offenders: An exploratory study. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 8(2), 149-155.
  • Shankar, R., Laugharne, R., Pritchard, C., Joshi, P. and Dhar, R., 2011, Modified Attitudes to Psychiatry Scale Created using Principal-Components Analysis. Academic Psychiatry, 35, 360-364.


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Life ordinary member of Indian Psychiatric Society.
  • Life member of Indian Medical Association.
  • Working as executive member of National Medicos Organization, Nagpur zone.
  • Founder member of ‘Dhanwantari Medicos Association’, Nagpur.


AWARDS/ ACHIEVEMENTS

  • DR. A.K.NAIK AWARD for groundbreaking research on “Psychopathology in female prisoners” of Mumbai.
  • Certificate course in Perinatal Psychiatry, NIMHANS
  • Zonal winner (Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat) in Torrent Young Scholar Award
  • 4th Merit in National Torrent Young Scholar Award of 2010