Dr. R. S.
Sharma

Dr R S Sharma is the Head & Senior Deputy Director General Division of Reproductive Biology, Maternal and Child Health Indian Council of Medical Research Ansari Nagar, New Delhi. He was a Fellowof National Academy of Medical Science, India, World Health Organization (WHO) and Rockfeller Biotechnology Career Fellow, USA. He was the member Secretary of ICMR Experts committee on EMF research. Dr. Sharma is co-ordinating and conducting a hospital based multi-disciplinary cohort study in Delhi & NCR to find out the adverse effects of radiation emitted from cell phone on adult Indian population. This is a largest epidemiological study going on in the Country. Under this study efforts are going on to examine whether use of cell phone is associated with neurological disorders (cognitive behaviour, sleep related disorders, depression etc.), reproductive dysfunctions, cardiovascular disorders, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) disorders and promote cancer if any, in human volunteers. He is also a member of Expert Committee appointed under the direction of the Hon’ble Prime Minister at Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India for advising the DST on scientific approach for resolving the issues relating to the likely harmful effects of Telecom Towers and the need for increasing Tele density as a developmental requirement.