Phone no: 9813256060
Email: suchitajoshi@pahs.edu.np

MBBS (Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, Bangladesh), MRCPCh (UK), PhD (Cardiff University, UK)

Dr. Joshi is an Assistant Professor in Paediatrics at Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS). She is a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics, UK and Nepal Paediatric Society. Dr Joshi is in charge of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Patan Hospital. She is also a co-ordinator for Biomedical Ethics Teaching Committee and a member of the PAHS Institutional Review Committee (IRC) where she extensively deals with ethical rigour of research conducted by the PAHS.. She was involved in the development of the ‘Operational guideline and clinical protocol for strengthening newborn services in district and regional hospitals’ as a part of Nepal Paediatric Society (NEPAS), newborn committee member. Dr. Joshi has keen interest on improving risk management in healthcare and thus has developed clinical guidelines and overseen several quality improvement audits. Her research work includes: use of tissue Doppler echocardiography in newborn infants, Long term respiratory and cardiac outcomes in prematurely born children, and various aspects of infection control. Her research work has been published in various National (Journal of Patan Academy of Health Sciences and Journal of Nepal Pediatric Society) and international (European Journal of Echocardiography, European Journal of Paediatrics, Archives of the Diseases in Children, Early Human Development, Antimicrobial agents and Chemotherapy and EMBO Molecular Medicine) journals.