Additional Professor Adarsh Kumar

Additional Professor Adarsh Kumar

MBBS, MD, Double Commonwealth Fellow (Scotland), FISCA, FIAMLE

Forensic Medicine and Faculty In-charge, Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Radiology & Medicolegal Records, AIIMS, New Delhi.

Dr. Adarsh obtained both his medical degree from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow.
and post-graduation in Forensic Medicine from SN Medical College, Agra

Dr. Adarsh is a Double Commonwealth Fellow of University of Dundee, Scotland UK (Forensic & Legal Medicine as well as Forensic Anthropology), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, Fellow of the Indian Association of Medicolegal Experts, Fellow of International Science Congress Association, Vice-President of the Noble Action Consortium for progress of forensic medicine and Toxicology in India and Past General Secretary of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine for 3 years.

Dr. Adarsh has received numerous accolades during his illustrious career. In 1994 he was awarded the C. Mani Gold Medal for best intern by the King George’s Medical College, Lucknow. In 2009, he was awarded Honorary Diploma by International Academy of Legal Medicine at Portugal. In 2014 the Hon’ble Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission of India awarded Commendation Certificate in view of his outstanding contribution to the field of forensic medicine in India.

Dr Adarsh has contributed to the development and practice of a wide range of forensic sub-specialties in India, and is currently trying to develop subspecialties of forensic medicine viz. Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Radiology in India. At AIIMS, as the Faculty In-charge Medicolegal records, he has been instrumental in placing computerised post-mortem reports by developing templates as per the requirement of the Indian legal system which is first of its kind in India. Besides being medicolegal expert to Central Bureau of Investigation and National Human Rights Commission of India has dealt extremely complicated medicolegal cases and imparted his valuable opinions in solving heinous crimes.

Dr. Adarsh is the key person in field of Forensic Traumatology from India i.e. applying medicolegal knowledge and practices. Dr Adarsh being Faculty In –charge Medicolegal Records at AIIMS, will use his expertise for providing autopsy data support for injury surveillance score calculations for the AITSC project.