• Doctor of Philosophy, Univ Of New Mexico, USA, 2019
  • Master of Science, Univ Of New Mexico, USA, 2015
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, Katmandu University-Nepal, NPL, 2011


Dr. Shrestha is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the study of the opioid crisis with an emphasis on prenatal opioid exposure and associated health outcomes, opioid overdose events, and harm reduction. He received his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in 2019 - his dissertation research examined post-discharge healthcare utilization in infants with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome. Dr. Shrestha's current research primarily focuses on the nexus of accessibility and acceptability of substance use treatment using Geographics Information Systems.