Prem Shakya

Mr Prem Shakya

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

PhD Student

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. 

 

 

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  • Appointments

    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 Competencies

    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
  • Education

    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)
  • Research Interests

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2016 Khatiwada, S., Gelal, B., Shakya, P., Lamsal, M., & Baral, N. (2016). Urinary Iodine Excretion among Nepalese School Children in Terai Region. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 83(1), 15-17.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS5 Europe PMC4
    2015 Shakya, P., Gelal, B., Das, B., Lamsal, M., Pokharel, P., Nepal, A., . . . 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.
    DOI Scopus7 Europe PMC6
    2015 Khatiwada, S., Gelal, B., Gautam, S., Tamang, M., Shakya, P., Lamsal, M., & Baral, N. (2015). Anemia among school children in eastern Nepal. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 61(3), 231-233.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS9 Europe PMC6
    2014 Pradhan, P., Bhandary, S., Shakya, P., 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.
    Scopus7 Europe PMC5
    2013 Nepal, A. K. (2013). Household Salt Iodine Content Estimation with the Use of Rapid Test Kits and Iodometric Titration Methods. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH.
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    2013 Nepal, A., Khatiwada, S., Shakya, P., 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.
    Scopus6 WoS6 Europe PMC4
    2010 Maharjan, B., Bhandary, S., Risal, P., Sedhain, A., Shakya, P., & Gautam, M. (2010). Microalbuminuria and macroalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes.. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, 8(2), 110-115.
    Scopus3 Europe PMC1
  • Conference Items

    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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