Principal Investigators

– Principal Investigators

Berit Schei
Project role: Principal Investigator
Professor of Women's Health, Department of Public Health and Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Consultant Gynecologist, St. Olavs Hospital
Trondheim, Norway

Sunil Kumar Joshi
Project role: Local Principal Investigator
Professor of Community Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital (KMC)
Consultant General Practitioner
Kathmandu, Nepal

Rajendra Koju 

Project role: Local Principal Investigator
Professor of Internal Medicine/Cardiology, Director of Dhulikhel Hospital & Dean of Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS)
Consultant Cardiologist, Dhulikhel Hospital
Dhulikhel, Nepal

Kumudu  Wijewardene
Project role: Local Principal Investigator
Senior Professor of Community Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Collaborating resarchers

– Research Supervisors / Advisors

Ragnhild Lund
Project role: PhD Supervisor
Professor of Geography / Development Studies, Department of Geography, Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway

Elisabeth Darj
Project role: PhD Supervisor
Professor of Global Health, Department of Public Health and Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway

Mirjam Lukasse 
Project role: PhD Supervisor
Professor of Health Sciences and Global Health, Department of Nursing and Health Promotion, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo Metropolitan University
Oslo, Norway

Katarina Swahnberg
Project role: PhD Supervisor
Professor of Global Health, Department of Health and Caring Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Linneaus University
Kalmar, Sweden

Jacquelyn Campbell
Project role: Project Advisor
Professor of Nursing, Women's Health & Global Health, Department of Community-Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Baltimore, USA

 

 

 

 

 



 

Research fellows

– Research Fellows

Jennifer Infanti
Project roles: Postdoctoral researcher, PhD co-supervisor & Project coordinator
Currently Researcher of Global Health, Department of Public Health and Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway

Manuela Columbini
Project role: Research fellow
Currently Assistant Professor of Gender-Based Violence, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
London, England

Poonam Rishal
Project role: PhD candidate - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, in collaboration with Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital (KMC)
Currently Affiliated Research Fellow at Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu University and Dhulikhel Hospital
Dhulikhel, Bagmati, Nepal

Kunta Devi Pun
Project role: PhD candidate - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, in collaboration with Dhulikhel Hospital-Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences
Currently Associate Professor and Coordinator of Department of Academic Nursing, Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu University and Dhulikhel Hospital
Dhulikhel, Bagmati, Nepal

Mohamed Munas Mohamed Muzrif
Project role: Medical Doctorate (MD) candidate, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Currently Honourary Research Associate at University of Bristol (UK) and Senior Registrar, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka

Dinusha Chamanie Perera
Project role: Medical Doctorate (MD) candidate, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Currently Acting Consultant Community Physician (CCP), Gender and Women's Health Unit, Family Health Bureau, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka