Dr. Srijana Bajracharya is a Professor at the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education in Ithaca College, New York. Her academic interests include community needs assessment, program evaluation, environmental sustainability, human sexuality, environmental health, and minority health. She has been actively involved with various local health education programs. She has presented papers at national and international professional meetings and has published research articles in several peer reviewed health related journals including the International Journal of Science and Society, Human Services in the Rural Environment, Journal of School Health, American Journal of Health Education, Journal of American College Health, the International Electronic Journal of Health Education, and International Quarterly of Community Health Education.