Dr. Vinod is a Research Officer in the Collaborative Centre of the Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) at NIMHANS. He is an Ayurvedic physician and has completed MD in Yoga & Rehabilitation from SVYASA University, Bengaluru. He is currently pursuing Ph.D.  in the area of Self-reflection and role of Yoga in patients with Schizophrenia at NIMHANS