"Proper guidance is the key approach to excellence. Pokhara University has been that obligatory guidance to me. The support and encouragement of the teachers and friends have helped me to achieve good knowledge in my Bachelor's due to the strong background that I set through. I am heartily thankful to SHAS, PU for allowing me to be a part of the family."

Sujata Ojha
BSc Nursing 2016
Sujata Ojha is pursuing her Master of Nursing in Women Health and Nursing at the Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University. She was the entrance topper of her batch.

"It was an excellent opportunity to study M Pharm (Natural Products Chemistry) at Pokhara University. I have gained a tremendous amount of knowledge regarding Natural Product derived Drugs, Spectroscopy, Herbal Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and various other laboratory skills"

Ravin Bhandari
M Pharm 2014
Ravin Bhandari is currently a faculty member at Crimson College of Technology, Pokhara University. He has a keen interest in the study of the pharmacological activity of natural drugs.

"Studying in SHAS, Pokhara University was one of the most remarkable milestones in my academic journey of public health. The curriculum significantly benefited me, by providing a strong knowledge in subject matter through practical sessions and field works. Being able to explore my varied interests with some dedicated and passionate faculty members allowed me to become a well-rounded professional. Fortunately, the education and field experience I obtained through BPH at SHAS prepared me for my post-graduate degree as well as my current position as a public health professional."

Roshna Rajbhandari
BPH 2014
Roshna Rajbhandari is the recipient of prestigious "Nepal Chatra Bidhya Padak” gold medal for standing faculty top of her batch. She has been awarded the Asian Development Bank-Japanese Scholarship Programme (ADB-JSP) to study Master of International Public Health at the University of Sydney, Australia. Currently, she is working as a Project Coordinator-Newborn.

"I was fascinated by the innovative idea on pharmaceutical research especially on Himalayan Drugs at Pokhara University. The passion, skill and determination nurtured at Pokhara University helped me for my higher studies.  I am endlessly grateful for the research mentorship and support I received at Pokhara University as it supplemented my academic and research coursework and benefitted both my personal and professional growth as a scientist."

Rajendra Karki
BPharm 2005
Rajendra Karki obtained Masters (2008) and PhD (2011) from Mokpo National University, Republic of Korea. He is a Post Doctoral Research Associate at St. Jude Children Research Hospital, Memphis, US. His research has focused on characterizing NLRs and inflammasomes as intracellular signaling complexes that orchestrate innate immune responses.

"I can confidently state that joining Pokhara University was one of my wisest decision so far in my academic career. The enormously competitive curriculum integrated with basic and clinical research exposures and have made my intake and transition from undergraduate to PhD way much easier than I had expected. I am greatly indebted to Pokhara University and visionary guidance of Prof. Purusotam Basnet. I will be very fortunate if I can pay back to this University in any form in the days to come."

Nirakar Rajbhandari
BScMLT 2007
Nirakar Rajbhandari received PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University of Nebraska Medical Centre in 2016.  He is currently a postdoctoral scholar at University of California San Diago (UCSD) working on multiple aspects of pancreatic cancer.