Saruna Ghimire


Assistant Professor



PhD Public Health - University of Nevada Las Vegas

Master of Public Health - University of Wolverhampton, UK

BS Microbiology - Tribhuvan University, Nepal


Saruna Ghimire leverages her background in public health and prolific research portfolio in global aging to teach epidemiology and global aging courses at Miami. Her research focuses on health and well-being in later life, including understanding the social determinants of healthy aging among diverse communities. She has ongoing research projects in Nepal, facilitated by well-established collaborations with researchers from several Nepali institutions. She also regularly works with researchers from the University of South Wales, Australia, and BRAC Universty in Bangladesh. Recent projects focus on the health of older Bhutanese refugees in Ohio and Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. 


Recent Publications

An up-to-date list of Dr. Ghimire's publications is available at National Library of Medicine's My Bibliography page


Google Scholar Page

Spring 2023 Office Hours

Wednesdays and Fridays 11:30-1:00

Additional times available by appointment