Nepal Hope
Nepal Hope Board of Directors and Exectutive Profiles
Sam Topham Dr. W. Sanford Topham

Ph. D. from University of Utah, USA - Biomedical Engineering
Work Experience
Professor (Bio-med Engineering) University of Utah- 10 years
Professor (Bio-med Engineering) Case Western University- 25 years
Director of Clincal Engineering Program
Dean of Academic Affairs Case Western University- 16 years
In Nepal
Feb 2002 to Feb 2004
Country Director of Latter Day Saint Charities
Involved Activities
Bio-medical Engineering Consultant
Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj
  • Set up medical equipment maintenance program
  • Presented a Short Course on Medical Equipment Maintence
  • Conducted seminars for medical staff
  • Organized Biomedical Equipment Technician Training Program (Organized and created the curriculum for the program with National Health Training Center, Teku, Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk and GTZ)

  • Also involved in
    Humanitarian Projects
  • 8 Drinking water projects in Lamjung, Lalitpur and Chitwan district.
  • Community development projects in Kaski, Gorkha, Kabhrepalanchowk and Lalitpur District.
  • Wheelchair distribution project (1000 wheelchairs) having partnership with Disabled Relief Fund Management Committee, Nepal

  • Educational Projects
  • 3 Libraries in Kathmandu and Lalitpur district.
  • Literacy Classes in Kathmandu
  • Computer Training Program for the blind

  • Health Related Projects
    Hospital Information System, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathamndu Kanti Children Hospital, cancer section.
    Address in Nepal: GPO Box No. 8975, EPC 204, Kathamndu
    Phone: 4378547 Mobile: 9803046420
    Email: samtop@earthlink,net

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