Dr. Rajendra Koju is the Professor of Cardiology and the Dean of Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences. He was involved in the establishment and expansion of Dhulikhel hospital, which is the first community hospital in the country providing quality health care at affordable prices especially to rural people of Nepal.At present, he is involved in an academic program as Professor and mentor for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Alongside, he is also involved in the expansion of the community program of Dhulikhel hospital in various remote areas which has 20 outreach centers in periphery districts.
Dr. Rajendra Koju has published scientific papers in national and international journals. He has been deeply engaged in health awareness through different media and programs.Similarly, he has been involved in various research projects and also supervising PhD students in collaboration of Norwegian University of Science and Technology(NTNU).
Dr. Koju has been awarded young investigator awards in 2006, 2007 from Asia Pacific Society of Hypertension for his work in cardiovascular disease and hypertension. Likewise, He has also received national awards and felicitations from various organizations for his service to community and health care service development.