Rohit Lodhi

PhD, FRANZCP, MRCPsych, MD Psych, DPM
Saskatchewan Regional Director – 1st Term: 2019-2022

Dr. Lodhi is a psychiatrist-researcher and currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Saskatchewan, since May 2018. He currently works in the emergency department and as a concurrent disorders clinician at the Saskatoon Opioid Agonist Recovery Service. Dr. Lodhi has three post-graduate qualifications in psychiatry – MD Psychiatry, MRCPsych and, FRANZCP from India, UK and, Australia; respectively. 

He completed his PhD in psychopharmacology from the University of Alberta in May 2018. ISAM certification was received in November 2017. His administrative duties in Saskatoon include working as the acute care patient flow lead in the Dept. of Psychiatry. Dr. Lodhi has clinical and research interests in addiction, pharmacology, psychotherapy, acute care and, service development.

Dr. Lodhi’s previous and ongoing addiction research work includes: looking at the interaction effect of gene-cannabis use on the age of onset of psychosis,  investigating genetic factors in sexual addiction, exploring reasons for dropping out of an opioid dependency clinic, and the role of oxytocin in mediating the acute effect of MDMA on anxiety.