Professor Kaushal Verma
Professor Kaushal Verma is a Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Venereology at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. He did his medical training at the same institution and joined the medical faculty in 1992. He has written more than 150 research publications in reputable journals, 25 book chapters and a book. He has been invited to deliver more than 170 lectures at various international and national meetings.
He was appointed Advisor, Government of India to Nepal in 2008-2009 and Dean (Examinations) of AIIMS, New Delhi in 2010-2013. He was nominated Inspiring Physician by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK in 2018, following Fellowship of Royal College of Physician (FRCP) of Edinburgh in 2017. He was also conferred with Fellowship of Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS), India in 2019 and Fellowship of International Medical Sciences Academy in 2013. He was awarded Prof L.K. Bhutani Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research by the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists in 2016; Dr S Lal Award in the year 2007 for his distinguished contributions in venereology; Dermatology Excellence Award in 2003 and Best Published Research Paper Awards of the year 2002, 2006 and 2008.
Professor Verma has also been Visiting Professor to University of Ulm, Germany; Consultant to United Nations; Expert to Technical Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health, Government of India; advisor and expert to many other national government bodies. He is the Past President of Contact and Occupational Dermatoses Forum of India (CODFI) and a member of APEODS; has held official posts in many professional organizations and been on editorial boards of many journals. He has fellowships and memberships of various international and national professional bodies. He has extensively worked on Parthenium dermatitis and other allergic disorders. His special interests are allergic disorders (contact dermatitis / urticaria), HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, cutaneous lymphomas, and lasers. He is currently the Regional Chair of the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections- Asia Pacific (IUSTI-AP) region.