July 19 2021 | 7AM PST / 10AM EST
Dr. Rishav Koirala is a Consultant Psychiatrist and a researcher. He is currently pursuing his PhD on “Study of health outcomes of trauma in terms of human behaviour changes and biochemical markers” from University of Oslo, Norway. He is also involved in research in traditional healing and mental health, substance abuse, psycho-oncology and other topics related to mental health. He established the first Psycho-oncology Clinic of Nepal at Nepal Cancer Hospital. He is the executive manager of Brain and Neuroscience Center (BANC) Nepal. He has worked as the focal person for Mental Health in WHO for Nepal, and is the Associate Professor at People’s Medical College and Advisor for Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal. He held the post of Joint Treasurer of the Psychiatrist’s Association of Nepal and has worked in several remote areas of Nepal in promotion of community psychiatry.
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