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All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur

  • Designation: Assistant Professorv
  • Qualification: MBBS, MD, DNB, MRCPsych
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        Areas of expertise
  • Community Psychiatry
  • Women’s Mental Health


Membership & Training:

  • Member, Indian Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ICAM)
  • Member, Bombay Psychiatric Society
  • Member, Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK)


  • Ibrahim, F., Malathesh, B.C., Gajera, G., Pandey, P., Lakshmi Nirisha, P., Jyrwa, S., Kumar, C., Manjunatha, N., Jain, S., Bairy, B.K., & Math, S.B. (2021). Chhattisgarh community mental healthcare tele-mentoring program (CHaMP): Digitally driven initiative to reach the unreached. The International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 207640211011191.
  • Kumar, C., Chand, P., Manjunatha, N., Math, S., Shashidhara, H., Basavaraju, V., Thirthalli, J., Manjappa, A.A., Parthasarathy, R., Murthy, P., Ibrahim, F., Jagtap, N., Jyrwa, S., Reddy, S.K., Arora, S., Hawk, M.E., Kumar, S., Egan, J., & Mcdonald, M. (2020). Impact Evaluation of VKN–NIMHANS–ECHO Model of Capacity Building for Mental Health and Addiction: Methodology of Two Randomized Controlled Trials. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 42, S80 - S86.
  • Garg, A., Sinha, P., & Jyrwa, S. (2014). Aripiprazole in difficult‐to‐treat delusional disorder with co‐morbid epilepsy. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 68.
  • Kar, S.K., Kumar, R., & Jyrwa, S. (2011). Unmet Expectations from Pregnancy Attributing to Post-Partum Depression: An Impact of Gender Discrimination. Indian Journal of Applied Research, 3, 504-505.



  1. “Pornography and Adolescents” at ‘Exploring Brain and Mental Health’ – a collaborative program by Nehru Science Center, McLean Hospital and Dr. N. S. Vahia Foundation at Nehru Science Center, Mumbai on 17th February, 2019.
  2. “Grief in time of COVID” at the 14th MP PSYCON 2020 conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society – MP Chapter, on 9th January 2021.

Ongoing projects:

  1. Instrumental in the conceptualizing the Chhattisgarh Community Mental Healthcare Tele-Mentoring Program initiative (CHaMP)- collaborative project between the Government of Chhattisgarh (GOC) and NIMHANS, Bengaluru in April 2019 which is ongoing. 

Total number of publications: 4


     The membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) - MRCPsych in October 2021.