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The Indian Society of Toxicology


Journal of Indian Society of Toxicology

Current Issue

Volume 16 Issue 2

Language: English

Frequency: Biannual

0973-3558 (Print)
0973-3566 (Electronic)
0973-3558 (Linking)

LCCN: 2013411709

Hazardous Substances/poisoning;
Poisoning; Toxicology

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MEDLINE/Index Medicus [through World Health Organisation (WHO) for SEAR countries], CAB Abstracts,

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

PUBLONS© (Web of Science Group)

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Indian Science Abstracts 
(Research Impact Indicator: 0.022, Indian Citation Index)

NCBI National Library of Medicine ID: (NLM, Locator Plus) 101321567 [Serial]

University Grant Commission (UGC), India Sl. No. 11071 9015-9C799666D827

Ambika Prasad Patra,  MD, MBBS, FRCP, FFFLM, MBA (Hosp. Admn)
Editor, The Journal of Indian Society of Toxicology (JIST)

Dy. Medical Superintendent and Dy. Controller of Exams. at JIPMER.
He is Faculty of Medicine, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), An Institute of National Importance under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, Pondicherry, India, 605006.

He has been nominated as Editor for The Journal of Indian Society of Toxicology (JIST), by the Indian Society of Toxicology convened by its founder, the pioneer of Indian Medical Toxicology Prof. V.V. Pillay in 2015. Since than he along with the Editor-in-chief Prof. K.K. Shaha holding the post of editors. Their novel works for the improvement of the JIST led them to be felicitated for the category of best editor team of Indian Toxicology journals by the Clinical Toxicology & Poison Control Centre Department of Amrita Institute of Medical Science & Research, Cochin, Kerala in the eve of 10th Edition of Toxocon conference on 29th December 2016.

He has been nominated as the General Secretary of the Indian Society of Toxicology and organised 12th edition of IST conference along with the President Prof. Kusa Kumar Shaha which was a grand success.

He is a permanent member of Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK; and the International Academy of Legal Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) from M.K.C.G. Medical College & Hospital, Berhampur, Govt. of Odisha, Berhampur University.(1997)

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from M.K.C.G. Medical College & Hospital, Berhampur, Govt. of Odisha, Berhampur University.(2007)

Master of Business Administration in Hospital Administration from Pondicherry University, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India (2015)


He has been appointed as official medicolegal expert for the cases from Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Kochin, Kerala, CBI – Chennai, State Human Right Commiission – Chennai, and Madras High court, Madurai Bench. Apart from he serving as a ML expert for the Sessions/Judicial Magistrate Courts of Villupuram, Cuddalore & Puducherry since 2010.


Toxicology; Clinical Forensic Medicine; Humanitarian Forensics; Forensic Pathology and Traffic Medicine