Dr Sujan Babu Marahatta is currently the Professor of Public Health at Nepal Open University (NOU).He is the Chair of Subject Committee of Masters of Sciences in Environment and Occupational health Course. He is also the program led of Master of Public Health course at MMIHS. Dr Marahatta is playing led role to develop international links with universities and institutions to strengthen research and teaching profile of NOU.He is also visiting faculty at Liverpool John Moores University UK. He has received postdoctoral research grants from WHO-TDR and research grants from different agencies.He has published 67 original and review articles in peer reviewed journal and one book chapter.
Dr Marahatta is the recipient of Professor Emeritus Khunying Tranakchit Harinasuta Award for the outstanding performance in PhD 2007 batch at Faculty of Tropical Medicine Mahidol University Thailand. He is currently an editor and reviewer of various journals. He is member of International Epidemiology Association (IEA) and Member, Society of Health Care Epidemiology of America (SHEA). He served as a Member of High Level Health Policy drafting committee under the chairmanship of Health Minister of Nepal. Likewise he was the member of higher level education commission representing the health sciences cluster and played active role to recommend the education policy to the government.
Prof Marahatta is the CO-PI of the HSRI Federalization and health project. He was the member of the Incident Command System (ICS) to address the COVID 19 pandemic formed by the MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND POPULATION.