Dr Anil Khurana
Dr Anil Khurana
FORMER DIRECTOR GENERAL, CCRH
Dr. Anil Khurana, the Director General of Central Council for Research Homoeopathy (CCRH), an apex research organization under Ministry of AYUSH and the Chairman, Board of Governor, Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH), the regulatory council for the education and practice of Homoeopathy in India, is an internationally acclaimed personality in Homoeopathic fraternity. He is well known for his academic, administrative and social involvements towards development of Homoeopathy.
Prior to this, he held additional charge of Director General I/C in Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (July 2019-Sep 2020) and Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (August 2017- April 2018). He was the Member of Board of Governor, Central Council of Homoeopathy since May 2018 also.
Dr Khurana has a vast experience spanning over 34 years in the CCRH including 03 years as Deputy Director General, 2 years as Deputy Director (Homoeopathy), 6 years as Assistant Director (Homoeopathy), 12 years as Research Officer, 1 year as Officer on Special Duty, Department of AYUSH, 8 years as Assistant Research Officer/Research Assistant (Homoeopathy).
He has undertaken Post-Doctoral Fellowship in HIV-AIDS from University of California, Los Angeles, US, WHO Fellowship on HIV/AIDS and Home Care, Course on Good Practices in Clinical Research. He has also acquired qualification of Bioethicist from ICMR-IGNOU (joint course).
Dr Khurana is recipient of various awards including Lifetime Achievement award from Board of Homoeopathic System of Medicine, Delhi. He was also awarded for his significant service in Alternative Systems of Medicine by Organizing Committee of International Conference on Multidisciplinary Healthcare AIIMS -2014.
Dr Khurana has more than 80 research publications in various national and international peer-reviewed journals to his credits, in all areas of research i.e. clinical research, basic research, fundamental research, drug standardization, clinical verification and drug proving. He has presented more than 50 research papers aiming to spread the spirit of evidence-based medicine and encourage research in Homoeopathic science globally. As Chairman, Board of Governors of CCH, he is also contributing to bring reforms in quality of education in Homoeopathy.
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