Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Prem is a HDR research student at University of Adelaide. Previously, He worked at Patan Academy of Health Sciences (Lagankhel, Nepal) as a Lecturer. He received his post graduate degree in M.Sc. in Medical Biochemistry from B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (Dharan, Nepal). He has keen interest in research in the field of Nutritional epidemiology. Currently, he is working in his PhD project under the supervision of Dr Tiffany K. Gill.
Prem's research focuses primarily in the theme of Nutrition and Mental health. This research will investigate the association between nutrition and depression using the various tools of nutritional epidemiology.
Date Position Institution name 2012 - 2017 Lecturer Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Patan 2008 - 2009 Consultant Resource Person (Medical Lab Technology) Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Patan 2005 - 2008 Medical Laboratory Instructor Kathmandu University school of Medical Sciences, Kavre
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Hindi Can read, speak and understand spoken Nepal Bhasa; Newari Can read, speak and understand spoken Nepali Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2009 - 2012 B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharān Bāzār Nepal M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry 2000 - 2003 Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore India B. Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology (B.Sc. MLT)
Year Citation 2020 Shakya, P. R., Melaku, Y. A., Page, A., & Gill, T. K. (2020). Association between dietary patterns and adult depression symptoms based on principal component analysis, reduced-rank regression and partial least-squares. Clinical Nutrition, 39(9), 2811-2823.
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2020 Shakya, P. R., Melaku, Y. A., Page, A. J., & Gill, T. K. (2020). Nutrient patterns and depressive symptoms among Australian adults.. Eur J Nutr, 15 pages.
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2020 Shakya, P. R., Melaku, Y. A., Shivappa, N., Hébert, J. R., Adams, R. J., Page, A. J., & Gill, T. K. (2020). Dietary inflammatory index (DII®) and the risk of depression symptoms in adults. Clinical Nutrition.
2016 Khatiwada, S., Gelal, B., Shakya, P. R., Lamsal, M., & Baral, N. (2016). Urinary Iodine Excretion among Nepalese School Children in Terai Region. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 83(1), 15-17.
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2015 Shakya, P. R., Gelal, B., Das, B. K. L., Lamsal, M., Pokharel, P. K., Nepal, A. K., . . . Baral, N. (2015). Urinary iodine excretion and thyroid function status in school age children of hilly and plain regions of Eastern Nepal. BMC Research Notes, 8(1), 374.
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2015 Khatiwada, S., Gelal, B., Gautam, S., Tamang, M. K., Shakya, P. R., Lamsal, M., & Baral, N. (2015). Anemia among school children in eastern Nepal. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 61(3), 231-233.
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2014 Pradhan, P., Bhandary, S., Shakya, P. R., Acharya, T., & Shrestha, A. (2014). Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections among public school children in a rural village of Kathmandu Valley. Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ, 16(1), 50-53.
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2013 Nepal, A. K., Khatiwada, S., Shakya, P. R., Gelal, B., Lamsal, M., Brodie, D., & Baral, N. (2013). Iodine status after iodized salt supplementation in schoolchildren of eastern Nepal. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 44(6), 1072-1078.
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2010 Maharjan, B. R., Bhandary, S., Risal, P., Sedhain, A., Shakya, P. R., & Gautam, M. (2010). Microalbuminuria and macroalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes.. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, 8(2), 110-115.
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— Nepal, A. K. (n.d.). Household Salt Iodine Content Estimation with the Use of Rapid Test Kits and Iodometric Titration Methods. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH.
Year Citation 2011 Nepal, A., Dubey, R., Chaudhari, R., Shakya, P., Gurung, R., Das, B., . . . Baral, N. (2011). SENSITIVITY, SPECIFICITY, POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE PREDICTIVE VALUES OF ADENOSINE DEAMINASE IN TUBERCULOUS DISEASES. Poster session presented at the meeting of CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE. WALTER DE GRUYTER & CO.
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