Dr. Rishav Koirala, MD Psychiatry

Technical Advisor

Dr. Rishav Koirala is a PhD Scholar of University of Oslo, Norway with his research on “Study of Health Outcomes of Trauma” (SHOT study) based in Institute of Medicine (IOM), Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH). In his research, he is dealing with Human Behaviour, Genetics and Biochemical markers related to Trauma. He did his graduation (MBBS) from BPKIHS and his Specialization (MD) from IOM. He established Nepal’s first Psycho-oncology Clinic one year back at Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Kathmandu and also runs a similar clinic at National Cancer Hospital and Grande hospital. Currently, he is the Joint Treasurer of Psychiatrist’s Association of Nepal and also the General Secretary of International Mental Health Conference Nepal 2018.

He was also the Focal Person for Mental Health in Nepal for World Health Organization (WHO) during the major earthquake of 2015.