Department of Health Science

Head of Department

Anju Poudel

Masters in Nursing (MN), Tribhuvan University, Nepal


Ms. Anju Poudel has a background in Pediatric/Child health and this remains a focus of research. She has completed her Bachelor of Nursing (BN) from National Academy of Medical Sciences, Bir Hospital Nursing Campus, Nepal and Master in Nursing (MN) with child health nursing as major from Tribhuvan University, Her research interest are

  • Child and adolescent physical and mental health
  • Psychosocial problems of adolescents
  • Chronic illness and disability in children
  • Child-parent relationship and psychological welbeing.


Selected Publications:

Poudel A, Gautam S (2017) Age of onset of substance use and psychosocial problems among individuals with substance use disorders. BMC Psychiatry. 17, 1.

Gautam S, Poudel A (2016) Effect of gender on psychosocial adjustment of colorectal cancer survivors and ostomy. J Gastrointest Oncol. 7, 938-945.

Poudel A, Sharma C, Gautam S, Poudel A (2016) Psychosocial problems among individuals with substance use disorders in drug rehabilitation center, Nepal. Subst. Abuse Tret. Prev. Policy. 11, 28.


Lab Members:

Anjana Lamichhane

Bachelor of Nursing Science (Bsc. Nursing), Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India


Research Interest:

  • Community health
  • Geriatric nursing
  • Child and adolescent mental health

Asmita Poudel

Bachelor of Nursing (BN), Tribhuvan University, Nepal


Ms. Asmita Poudel has completed her proficiency level Nursing from CTEVT, Nepal and Bachelor in Nursing (BN) from Tribhuvan University majoring in Adult Nursing. She has a work experience of two years in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and recently working as a Research Supervisor in project under the partnership of UNICEF with research topic "Every Newborn Action Plan" Her research interests are

  • Neonatal health
  • Oncology Nursing