Listed in the Stanford University’s list of top 2% of global researchers, 2020
Qualifications : M.D, Fellowship Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (USA) FRCP (London)
Present Position : Professor & Head, Internal and Pulmonary Medicine & Chief of Clinical Research, Sher-i-Kashmir institute of Medical sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir.
Presentations : ≥ 500
Publications : >350 (journals and book chapters)
Memberships /Fellowships : Fellow of American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, Royal College of Physicians (London), Member, European Respiratory Society, Indian Chest Society, Indian College of Physicians, Association of Physicians of India, ICCM, etc
Member, NTAGI ( National Adivsory Group on Immunization). Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
Awards : Recipient of many national and international awards, including the OA SAMA Oration award, Pfizer Human Initiative 2004 Award & EMA – Dr. K. C. Mohanty oration, Bill and Melinda Gates Award 2016; Pariyawaran Mitra Award (EMA), Distinguished Services Award (Influenza foundation of India), Honor Scroll (Geriatric Society of India).
Grants: Recipient of multiple international grants including from from CDC USA), GIHSN (France), Global Influenza Initiative, ICMR, etc
Chief Editor, Lung India
Member, Governing Body, Indian Chest Society
Member, National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI), Govt. of India
Member, Indian Academy of Geriatrics; International Federation for Aging
Member, Geriatric Society of India, Asia Pacific Alliance for Influenza, Vaccine Institute, Ankara.