Senior Research Associate, Stillbirth CRE
Rupesh Gautam: Dr Gautam is a postdoctoral researcher at Stillbirth CRE and coordinates CRE projects within the Equity and Diversity Stream. He has a background in public health and has worked in the areas of infant and young child nutrition, social marketing, refugee health, and non-communicable diseases in Nepal, Denmark and Australia. His PhD was focused on transnational migration and its influence on the quality of life of older adults from Nepal. Through his research, he also explored the intricate links between transnational migration and social determinants of health and their joint influence on older adults’ psychosocial health and wellbeing. He intends to use his academic knowledge and experience to improve population health, emphasizing social determinants.