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.

He has been involved multiple national and international research projects in the field of addiction medicine. The key projects include 1. Comparative assessment of stress and coping among adolescent with recent inhalant abuse: A case control study (Funded by AIIMS Intramural research grant) 2. Field Testing of the International Standards for the Treatment Drug Use Disorders (The Standards) in India (Funded by WHO-UNODC grant) 3. Service -based field testing of ICD-11:Public Health/Clinical Utility and Comparability with ICD-10 in India (Funded by WHO, Geneva) 4. “Alcohol e-Help” – A Study to explore the efficacy of the World Health Organization Internet self-help intervention for the reduction of alcohol consumption (Funded by WHO, Geneva) 5. Rates and pattern of psychoactive substance use among prisoners in India (Funded by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GOI) 6. An explorative study of knowledge, perceived attitude and risk of addiction potential among different stakeholders concerning recreational cannabis use among youth in India (Funded by AIIMS Intramural research grant) 7. Development and validation of an Indian scale to assess severity of substance related problems (Funded by Indian Council of Medical Research-ICMR)

He is recipient of Young Psychiatrist Award (2020),Asian Scholar Award (2015), NIDA-ISAM Fellowship Award (2015)

He is active on twitter @drroshansindia