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Biraj Karmacharya Ph.D.

Photo of Biraj Karmacharya, PhD

Regional Partnerships Director & Chief Department of Community Programs, Dhulikhel Hospital-Kathmandu University Hospital

Preceptor, LUNA Program


Biraj completed his MPH and PhD training at UW through a Fulbright fellowship from Nepal. He also leads the Department of Community Programs at Dhulikhel Hospital-Kathmandu University Hospital, and has more than a decade of experience developing rural community health programs and forging international collaborations for academic training and research in Nepal.


  • University of Washington, PhD, 2015
  • University of Washington, MPH, 2017
  • Mahidol University, MSc, 2006
  • Kathmandu University, MBBS, 2002