Department of Microbiology

Microbiology is one of the subjects of basic medical sciences. The department is involved in teaching/learning activities for the students of medical & allied health sciences. Moreover, department is consistently involved with its teaching hospital in various diagnostic and research activities.

Vision
The motive is to produce well trained, skilled & competent health care personnel.



Current Activities
1.Teaching clinical Microbiology (theory and practical) for MBBS and Nursing students.
2.Providing rapid & reliable diagnostic laboratory results in given time period.
3.Teaching Community oriented integrated teaching/learning activities.
4.Continued involve in publication of research articles. Forty-one peer re-viewed articles have been published from 2011 to 2017.

Aim/Goal
1.After completion of the study, students will be able to play a major role in management, surveillance, prevention & eradication of preventable infections.
2.Students will have reasonable knowledge of basic approach for diagnosis of infections.
3.Students will gain advance knowledge and skill in the subject by CME, seminar, workshop, conference & research.
4.Students will be trained to work in team while managing cases and refer cases to appropriate referral centers when needed.
5.Students will be able to take part in national & international health programs.
6.Students will provide better health care systems.







List of Staff Members
Teaching Staffs
1.Professor and HOD, Dr. Y.Ibotomba.Singh,MBBS,MD


i). Both MBBS and MD from Mysore University, India.
ii). Published 115 papers of which (i)1st report of Paragonimus westermani infection in India (1982) & (ii) 1st report of HIV infection among injecting drug users in India(1990)
iii).Awarded FAIMS(1987), FISCD(1987) & Distinguished Alumni Award.(1985)
iv).Guided 32 post graduate students
v).Examiner/question setter of 17 universities of India & Nepal.
2.Associate Professor, Mr Gyanendra Ghimire, B.Sc, M.Sc
3.Lecturer, Major Dr.Raina Chaudhary, MBBS, MD
4.Lecturer, Major Dr.Sabita Bhatta, MBBS, MD
5.Lecturer, Major Dr.Alina Singh, MBBS, MD
6.Lecturer, Ms. Binita Adhikari, B.Sc, M.Sc


Non-Teaching Staffs
1.Mr. Manoj Pradhan BSc. MLT- Lab Technician
2.Ms. Shanti Lama- Office Assistant (1st class)
3.Ms. Shanta Budhathoki- Office Helper