Current appointment: Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy & Sleep Medicine), Department of Medicine, Queen’s University
Institution – Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2013-2018 Professor of Neurology
2009-2013 Additional Professor of Neurology
2006-2009 Associate Professor of Neurology
2001-2006 Assistant Professor of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology
M.B.B.S. 1994 Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
M.D. (Internal Medicine) 1997 Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
D.M. (Neurology) 2001 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Epilepsy and Sleep fellowship 2008 Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA
FRCPC 2019 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Dr. Shukla started her professional career, with ‘best resident’ gold medals following completion of her internal medicine and Neurology residency training. As an academic faculty specializing in Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, she strove to maintain a fine balance between world class evidence-based patient care, clinical research and medical education.
Since joining Queen’s University in June 2018, her clinical focus has been to bring world class care to patients with pharmaco-resistant epilepsy as well as those with complex sleep disorders.
Her current research involves studying the impact of cannabis use on sleep among Canadian patients with epilepsy and identifying impact of comorbid sleep disorders on mortality risk in epilepsy. She continues her research on Restless legs syndrome phenotypes among patients with neurological disorders and their quality of life.
Her research has centered on the interface of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy; non-seizure outcomes of epilepsy treatment, Restless legs syndrome and Sleep-Neurology in general, with more than 150 high impact peer-reviewed publications, several academic awards and honors and numerous speaking assignments at national and international academic meetings. She is the current Secretary of the International Restless legs syndrome Study Group and is a Field Editor of the prestigious journal, Sleep Medicine.