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Monthly Talk Session: Enhancing Unity and Integration Among Nepalese Diaspora Through NRN

The Public Relations Committee of Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA)

extends a cordial invitation to the interactive program with:Dr. Keshab Poudel, President of NRN NCC of USA

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Time: 11:00 AM EST

Conference Call Phone No. (605) 562-0020; ID: 122-152-689.

Theme: Enhancing Unity and Integration Among Nepalese Diaspora Through NRN

Dr. Keshab Paudel was born and raised in Nepal. He graduated from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Nepal in 2002. After his graduation from medical school, he worked for 3 years there prior coming to the US for his post-graduate training. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency from Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx New York. Then, he joined United Health Services Hospitals/ SUNY Upstate Binghamton in July 2010 as hospitalist physician. He was a teaching faculty for the residents and medical students there. He enjoyed the position of Core faculty of the residency program and Assistant professor of clinical medicine. While working as an academic hospitalist and member of the residency committee, he decided to pursue his MBA from University of Tennessee and completed in December 2013. In November 2013, Dr. Paudel assumed new role as a director of a hospital medicine program with Lovelace Health System/Hospital Physician Partners. He was promoted to an Associated System Medical Director in June 2014. In March of 2015, Dr. Paudel joined Concentra as an Area Medical Director.

He was heavily involved in social work since the early days in his life. He was the president of Junior Red Cross Committee while in the high school. He led free student union in various capacities while in Tribhuvan University. He was the president of Technical student forum in Nepal during the year 1998-2000. He was elected to the post of Central member of Nepal student union in 1999-2001. He had served on the board of America Nepal Medical foundation. He is currently an advisor of Blood donors of America. He serves as the President of Society of Hospital Medicine, New Mexico Chapter and Membership director of American College of Physician, New Mexico. He is currently the Fellow of American College of Physician and senior fellow of Hospital medicine.

Dr. Paudel was one of the advisors of the NRN NCC of USA in the year 2014-2015. Now, he is the elected President of NRN NCC USA 2015-2017.

He has done extensive research in the area of quality initiatives and process improvement. He chaired various hospital committees including but not limited to Pharmacy and therapeutics, Peer review, and Quality committee. He was awarded with best Medical Officer Award while at Tribhuvan University. He is married with 7 year old son. He is engaged in many voluntary social works, likes hiking and enjoys listening to music. He enjoys playing table tennis in his spare time.

Please do not miss out this important interactive session with Dr. Poudel. Following his talk, he will take questions.

Moderator:

Nar Kaji Gurung, Ph.D., PAS, Dipl. ACAN

Chair, Public Relations Committee, NASeA

Research Associate Professor at Tuskegee University, and Affiliate Professor at Auburn University, Alabama

Phone: 334-421-8620

Email: nkgurung2002@yahoo.ca

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