Akriti Sinha, MD, Psychiatry, Columbia, MO


Psychiatry Columbia, MO

Forensic Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine

Chief Resident, Psychiatry

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  • Psychiatry Grand Rounds - January 8, 2020

    University of Missouri School of Medicine, Psychiatry-"Dying to be ill, patient or pretender: Medical, legal and ethical dilemma behind Factitious Disorders

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Clinical Medical Ethics (MacLean Center), 2021 - 2022
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    University of Missouri-ColumbiaResidency, Psychiatry, 2017 - 2021
  • University Miami Hospital & ClinicPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Research, 2016 - 2017
  • State University of NewYork, DownstateVisiting Student, 2015 - 2016
  • Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung HospitalClass of 2016, MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2019 - 2021
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2017 - 2021

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Chief Resident Univ of Missouri, Columbia

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Cross-sectional study on the use of Social Networking Sites and health profile of its users between the age 18-24 years from Delhi.  
    Sinha Akriti, Khokar Anita, International Journal of Review in Life Sciences, 1/2/2015
  • Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support: Knowledge and Attitudes of Medical Students in New Delhi  
    Sinha Akriti, Mayank Mehrotra, Journal of Young Medical Researchers, 3/7/2014
  • Indications and Complications of intestinal Stomas: A Tertiary Care Hospital Experience  
    Sinha Akriti,Khandelwal Rohan, New Indian Journal of Surgery, 10/5/2013
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  • A Rare Case of Osmotic Demyelination Causing Pseudo Bulbar Affect: A Rare Case of Osmotic Demyelination Causing Pseudo Bulbar Affect
    Bysani Sailaja, Sinha Akriti, Resnik Andrew, Harry Bruce, Sobule Bob, American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA, 5/22/2019
  • Traumatic Brain Injury-Induced Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Complicated by Drug Use: A Case Report , APA, 5/2019, San Francisco, CA
    Sinha Akriti , Schrimpf Lindsey;, American Psychiatric Association, 2019, San Francisco, 5/21/2019
  • Evaluation of maternal Vitamin D, hs-CRP levels and Uterine Doppler in early pregnancy as predictors of Pre-eclampsia."
    Sinha Akriti, Sueba Salmani, MEDSICON, New Delhi, 3/10/2014


  • Cardiac Side Effects of Psychotropics 
    University of Missouri Healthcare - 4/2021
  • Neuropsychiatric Masquerades, Overview of Autoimmune Encephalitis 
    University of Missouri Healthcare - 4/2021
  • Management of Depression in Primary Care and Medically Ill 
    Univ of Missouri, Columbia, Dept of Internal Medicine - 3/8/2021
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Press Mentions

  • Handling the Highs and Lows of Ultradian Bipolar Disorder—and Love
    Handling the Highs and Lows of Ultradian Bipolar Disorder—and LoveMarch 19th, 2021
  • Academic Chief
    Academic ChiefNovember 10th, 2020


  • Physician Director, Psychiatric Services and Mental Health Case Management, MedZou Community Health Clinic 2019 - Present
  • Member, Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine Subcommittee, HSO, Univ of Missouri 2019 - Present
  • Resident Member, Clinical Ethics Committee, Univ of Missouri 2018 - Present
  • Resident Member, Resident Council on Quality and Patient Safety, University of Missouri Healthcare 2018 - Present

Research History

  • Post Doctoral Research FellowEvaluate patients for Clinical Medication Development for Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorders. A 12 week randomized, double blinded, parallel group, placebo controlled adaptive clinical trial under direction of PI Dr. Ihsan Salloum.2016 - 2017

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi