MBBS (Nishtar Medical College, Pakistan) MD in Radiation Oncology (Banaras Hindu University, India)
Dr. Aarati Shah is a Professor of Oncology at National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) where she extensively coordinates with faculties and postgraduate medical students in organizing training and curricula in Oncology. She is also actively engaged with the Department of Clinical Oncology at Bir Hospital providing outpatient and inpatient clinical care to cancer patients through chemotherapy and radiotherapy. She is interested in extending quality services to improve outcomes for cancer patients. Dr. Shah also has a wider experience in health research and research ethic. She is a committee member of Ethical Review Board at the Nepal Health Research Council since its establishment and the member secretary of Institutional Review Board at the NAMS. She carries out an extensive review of proposals to assess the technical and ethical standards of the research proposals submitted for the ethical clearance. She is also engaged in facilitating national as well as institutional workshops and training related to health research ethics.
MPH (University of Philippines, Philippines) MSc. Statistics (Tribhuvan University, Nepal) BA Economics (Tribhuvan University, Nepal) FERCAP (Thammasat University, Thailand)
Prof Gurung Is a Public Health Educationist and Researcher. He was engaged with the Department of Community Medicine& Public Health at the Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University for about 4 decades in prominent roles in public health academia. Prof Gurung has experiences of leading a wide range of health research projects. He is the author of more than sixty original articles and half dozen of books. Prof Gurung has been felicitated for his academic contribution and social works. He is a recipient of Education Day Medal and Cash Prize from the Government of Nepal as well as Long Service Medal from the Tribhuvan University. He is the Chairperson for Public Health and Infectious Disease Research Centre in Nepal. He is also the Management Board of Dallu-Avasiya High School in Kathmandu and advisor in different social institutions within the country.
MBBS (Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, Bangladesh), MD in Ophthalmology (National Academy of Medical Sciences, Nepal)
Dr. Shrestha began her career in 1998 as a Medical Officer at the Bir Hospital. She joined Nepal Health Research Council in 2002 as a Research Officer and worked there for two years. She is serving as a Chairperson for Professional Support Service Nepal from 2009. She is currently a Professor of Ophthalmology at the National Academy of Medical Sciences and a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Nepal Eye Hospital. She was also appointed a Medical Director for Nepal Eye Hospital in 2015. Professor Shrestha has more than 15 articles published in different national journals.