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Taral R Sharma

Title: Adjunct Associate Professor
Psychiatry/Behavioral Science
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-844-9432
Office: 120 Pelham Ln
Anderson SC 29621


Background: Dr. Sharma received his medical degree from the Government Medical College in India and received his Masters in Healthcare Management from University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at Carilion Clinic - Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program, where he also served as a Chief Resident. He completed a Fellowship in Clinical Trial Management through American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology and was awarded Laughlin Fellowship by Board of Regents of the American College of Psychoanalysts. He is board certified in Psychiatry by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and Addiction Medicine by American Board of Preventive Medicine.
Teaching Interest(s): Therapeutic Garden
Addiction Medicine
Research Methodology
Medical Education
Research Interest(s): Clinical Research (Psychiatry)
Medical Education
Substance abuse
Therapeutic Garden
Honors & Awards: Top Psychiatrist of Anderson
LPP (Licensed Professional Provider) of the 4th quarter
Faculty Excellence Award for Block 2 (2015)
Outstanding Clinical Instructor for PGY-2 Residents
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Top Psychiatrist of Simpsonville
Vitals Compassionate Physician Award
Vitals On-time Doctor Award
Vitals Patient Choice Award
Vitals Top 10 Doctors of South Carolina (2014)
Clinical Teacher of the Year
Best Poster Award
Who's Who in the World
American Psychiatric Association Resident Recognition Award
Laughlin Fellowship
Best Poster Award
Outstanding Resident
Outstanding Resident Research
Outstanding Resident Teacher
Outstanding Resident
Honors Section
Travel Awardee
International Graduate Student Scholarship
Professional Affiliations: Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry
Association of Academic Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

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