Neuropsychiatry, Thematic Committee

Prof. Dr. Jagdish Prasad Agrawal

Prof. Dr. Jagdish Prasad Agrawal is a well-known name in neurology and Nepal’s health professions education sector. Prof. Agrawal has served as the Dean of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Before taking up this challenging position, Prof. Agrawal had worked in key positions in various departments, like Internal Medicine and National Centre for Health Professions Education. Professor Agrawal has a longstanding interest in health professions education with special interest in communication skills and medical ethics and is a strong proponent of curriculum reform in medicine. He holds a Master’s degree in Health Professions Education from University of Maastricht, The Netherlands. Prof. Agrawal is the recipient of numerous decorations and medals, including the Suprabal Jansewa Shree. Prof. Agrawal is dedicated to upgrading the quality of health education.


  1. Study of vitamin B12 status and the consequential clinico-hematological profile in healthy vegetarian population in Nepal
  2. A study on elevation of troponin I in ischemic stroke as an independent prognostic marker of outcomes
  3. Role of Mentzer Index for Differential Diagnosis of Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Beta Thalassemia Trait
  4. Evaluation of Training Workshop on Objective Structured Practical Examination and Objective Structured Clinical Examination conducted for Faculties of BAMS Course in Tribhuvan University of Nepal
  5. Clinical Profile of Patients with Epilepsy in Tertiary Care Hospital in Nepal.
  6. Assessment of interpersonal communication skills of intern doctors