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.