Dr Roshan Bhad is currently Associate Professor of Psychiatry at National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He is also board of director (Ex-Officio) at International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM). He completed his post-graduation in psychiatry (MD), in year 2012 from AIIMS, Delhi, India. and developed an interest in Addiction Medicine 10 years back during his clinical work in community addiction treatment programme and was especially inspired by patients who had dramatic improvement after taking opioid agonist treatment.
He received NIDA-ISAM fellowship award in 2015 and qualified International Certification in Addiction Medicine in the same year. He was recognized as a fellow of ISAM in year 2019. His areas of clinical/research interests are addictive behaviours among adolescents and youth, community addiction psychiatry, consultation liaison addiction psychiatry, drug policy & public health.
Belonging to a developing country, he aspires to improve the outreach of addiction medicine training and research globally and particularly in low- and middle-income countries.
He is presently the Chairperson of ISAM NExT (New Professionals Exploration Training & Education), a committee of 30 energetic and enthusiastic young addiction medicine professionals from 20 countries.
He is active on twitter @drroshansindia