Rajesh Kumar Shah


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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy


Dr Shah graduated in Medicine from National Medical College and Teaching Hospital (Tribhuvan University) in Nepal. He then worked as a House Officer in the Department of Pediatrics, AMDA Hospital in Nepal for 3 years followed by 3-years Pediatric training in the Norman Bethune College of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (Jilin University) in China. He is currently pursuing his PhD at Liggins Institute, investigating the long-term neurodevelopmental effects of neonatal hypoglycaemia in children born at-risk. 

Research | Current

Long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes including executive finction, cognitive function, visual-motor function, and behavioural problems


University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship, 2017

Best Student Award, Jilin University, 2016

Postgraduate Scholarship, China Scholarship Council, 2013

Areas of expertise

General Pediatrics, Neonatal Hypoglycaemia, Neurodevelopmental assessments

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Shah, R., Brown, G., Keegan, P., Burakevych, N., Harding, J. E., & McKinlay, C. J. D. (2020). Teacher rating versus measured academic achievement: Implications for paediatric research. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health10.1111/jpc.14824
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50665
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gavin Brown, Peter Keegan, Jane Harding, Chris McKinlay
  • Shah, R., Harding, J., Brown, J., & McKinlay, C. (2019). Neonatal Glycaemia and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Neonatology, 115 (2), 116-126. 10.1159/000492859
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jane Harding, Chris McKinlay
  • Shah, R., McKinlay, C. J. D., & Harding, J. E. (2018). Neonatal hypoglycemia: continuous glucose monitoring. Current opinion in pediatrics, 30 (2), 204-208. 10.1097/mop.0000000000000592
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jane Harding, Chris McKinlay
  • Sahi, R., Sun, J., Shah, R. K., Gupta, M., & Majagaiya, B. S. (2015). Clinical Implication of ST Segment Depression in aVR & aVL in Patients with Acute Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, 05 (09), 278-285. 10.4236/wjcd.2015.59031

Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 503 - Bldg 503
Level 2, Room 201
New Zealand