Faculty Details


Name: Dr. Avinash Sharma
Designation:  Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Qualification: MBBS (Hons), MD, FRANZCP
Email : avinashsharma(dot)cip@gov(dot)in
Contact: 0651-2450822
OPD Days: Thursdays & Fridays (Geriatric Clinic)
Areas Of Interest: Psychiatric Ethics, Research Methodology, Electro-convulsive Therapy, Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, Community Psychiatry

Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi

  1. Mathew J, Ram D, Bhattacharjee D, Sharma A (2014). 'Self-esteem, Job Satisfaction and Burnout between General and Psychiatric Nursing Staff: A Comparative Study'. Journal of Health Management, 15(4):595-612.
  2. Sharma A, Sayeed N, Khess CRJ, Akhtar S (2011). 'High dose Zolpidem induced fetal neural tube defects'.Current Drug Safety, 6(2):128-129.

  1. Honours in Pharmacology during MBBS;
  2. Winner of the Bombay Psychiatric Society Silver Jubilee (BPSSJ) Award for best original research paper entitled, "Effect of Clozapine on Spontaneous Gamma Activity: A Prospective Study" at the Annual National Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at New Delhi, India in 2011;
  3. Became a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2017.