Indian Academy of Health Psychology
Professor Anand Kumar is a distinguished and internationally recognized Professor of Psychology. His area of specialization includes clinical, health and sport psychology. He is presently the HOD of the Department of Psychology at M.G.Kashi Vidyapith,Varanasi. Professor Anand Kumar has been teaching in M.G.Kashi Vidyapith since 1978.Prof. Anand Kumar has been recipient of many prestigious national and international honours and awards; Best Speaker Award at the 10th World Congress of Social Psychiatryin 1983 at Osaka (Japan), Life Fellow Award (1983) by the World Association for Social Psychiatry and Man of Achievement Award (1993) by the Cambridge University, England.He has been Visiting Professor (2007, 2008) at Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. Recently, he was member Technical Program committee and organizing committee and Key-note speaker in the International Conference on Psychology and Health (September, 2015) at Shanghai, China. He is OCM member of Positive psychology Series International Conferences and Key-note speaker in the 17 th World Summit on Positive Psychology and Psychotherapy, May 2017, Toronto, Canada.Prof. Anand Kumar has chaired scientific sessions, delivered keynote addresses / guestlectures at International Conferences and academic organizations in U.S.A., Canada,Brazil, U.K., Australia, France, Germany, Denmark, Argentina, Italy, Austria, Japan,Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore. He has been President of SportsPsychology Association of India (2002-2006), Chairman, University Academic Committee(2004-2008) and acted as official sport psychologist of Govt. of India at Seoul (1988) andSydney (2000) Olympics. More than 100 research papers have been published in accredited International andNational journals on his credit. He has organized 2 International and 3 Nationalconferences, 01 National Workshop and 4 Orientation Courses on Research Methodology.Two International and 3 National projects have been directed by him.