Shirshendu Sinha M.B.B.S. is a Mayo Clinic trained addiction psychiatrist, Regional Chair and Senior Associate Consultant, Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic Health System, SWMN Region; Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Psychology, College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic, MN, USA. He graduated from North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, West Bengal, India. He traveled across the continents and joined the division of Hematology as a post-doctoral research fellow at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He later completed adult psychiatry residency training at University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT where he also served as Teaching/Academic Chief Resident. He subsequently completed clinical fellowship in addiction psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He has received awards from Janssen Academic Research Mentorship Program, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Neuroscience Education Institute and American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium.