The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Faculty & Staff

Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar

Associate Professor
Certifications: 
PhD, MPH, MPHC, CGM
Campus Address: 
Skinner Hall 220
Phone: 
413.545.5095

Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan: Ph.D. in International Health (2007) 

Graduate School of Medicine, The Flinders University of South Australia, Australia: Masters in Primary Health Care (2002) 

Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Nepal: Certificate in General Medicine (1992), Bachelors in Public Health (1997), Masters in Public Health (2001)


Active Research Project

National Institute of Mental Health, NIH (R34MH118396): Principal Investigator  

Title: Reducing stress, anxiety and depressive symptoms via a family-center preventive intervention for immigrants: a randomized controlled feasibility trial 

Aims: Research focuses on developing community-based preventative behavioral health interventions that reduce the burden of mental health disparity. The research project will develop, implement and pilot test the first culturally-tailored, family-based, low-cost, scalable, multi-component preventative behavior intervention to reduce stress and prevent mental health problems among immigrants. 

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