R. C. Jiloha Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New DelhiR. C. Jiloha is a visiting professor of psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh (Uttatakhand). Currently, he is a professor of psychiatry at Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, New Delhi. Formerly, he was the head of psychiatry at Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi.
After completing his MBBS from a medical college in Rohtak, Dr Jiloha completed his postgraduation (MD) in psychiatry from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, and obtained his postdoctoral fellowship from the University of California, Los Angeles (USA). He worked at Maulana Azad Medical College and Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital for 32 years in various capacities and retired as director professor in 2015. He was associated with several governmental programmes like the National Mental Health Programme. Dr Jiloha was resource person to Indian Council of Medical Research and Medical Council of India and served as the member of the Academic Councils of Aligarh Muslim University and Banaras Hindu University. Winner of several national and international awards, Dr Jiloha is the former president of many professional bodies. He has published 200 research papers and six books. His main areas of interest are social psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and drug addiction.