Professor R.C. Jiloha is the chairman departments of Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Sciences Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi India. He is the member of the M.Phil (Clinical Psychology) Committee Delhi University of which he was the chairman in the past. Dr Jiloha is also the former chairman of Psychiatry, faculty of Medicine University of Delhi and had served as Director Professor and Head, department of Psychiatry at Maulana Azad Medical College and GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi for 35 years. He is the serving member of the Mental Health Authority of Delhi State, India. After graduation (MBBS) from Medical College Rohtak, he completed his residency and MD in Psychiatry from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India. He pursued his further training in treatment of Substance Abuse Disorder from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) United States and in Child Psychiatry from British Columbia Children Hospital (BCCH) Vancouver, Canada. His clinical work deals chiefly with Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry. As a teacher, Professor Jiloha had trained around 100 MD in Psychiatry and has developed a training module of psychiatry for the family physicians. He has trained around 800 family physicians of Delhi in Mental Health. Recipient of several national and international academic awards, Dr Jiloha is actively involved in the National Mental Health Programme of India.
Dr Jiloha has published around 160 research papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals. His research primarily involves the mental health problems in the vulnerable and the marginalized sections in Indian Society. Since he has been working with the drug addicts and alcoholics for more than three decades, he has generated plethora of data on substance abuse disorder and has published it. Dr Jiloha has served as the Editor of Indian Journal of Biological Psychiatry and currently he is a member of the editorial board of Indian Journal of Psychiatry. He has delivered around 120 keynote lectures, presidential addresses and orations.