Sahoo Saddichha studied in India and completed his Diploma degree in psychiatry from the Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, India, and then his M.S. degree residency from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India. Saddichha serves as a Psychiatrist, with training and a research background in psychiatric epidemiology, clinical psychopharmacology, and clinical studies of mental disorders. Saddichha complemented this by undergoing a short fellowship in functional genomics in Hong Kong sponsored by the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) and currently he is on a clinical fellowship in concurrent disorders at the Institute of Mental Health, UBC. Before joining as Clinical Fellow in UBC in January 2012, he was Senior Registrar at the Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS, India. Saddichha’s responsibilities included patient care, teaching, and research. He has over 9 academic publications in international and national indexed journals and is on the Review Board of 10 international journals of psychiatry and public health. Saddichha has won more than 20 international awards for his work, the most recent being the Schizophrenia Early Career Investigator Award (2012). He has recently focused on trying to study the coaggregation of addictive and concurrent disorders in a family genetic study of alcohol dependence.
Biography Updated on 7 May 2014