Sunil Raina trained in Community Medicine at the post graduate level (MD) after completing his MBBS. Currently, he is the Professor & Head, department of Community Medicine, at Dr. RP Government Medical College, Tanda (Himachal Pradesh) in North-West India. He is also head of the Multi Disciplinary Research Unit, which is a department of Health Research, Government of India initiative to develop hubs of multi-disciplinary research in select medical colleges of the country. He is also the the Director of the Centre for Advancing Tobacco Control in Himachal Pradesh (CATCH) – a Bloomberg-IUTLD funded initiative. In addition, he also functions as the Program In charge for IGNOU (a govt. of India open university) study centre for training of mid-level health care professionals. He is also on the panel of reviewers for projects submitted to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) – A Government of India organization for overseeing biomedical research in India.