Binu Koirala

Binu Koirala




Binu Koirala’s research expertise includes cardiovascular disease, multimorbidity, palliative care, and global health. She has earned a fellowship from the American Academy of Nursing and the Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association. Dr. Koirala’s recent research projects are focused on developing and testing care coordination and symptom management interventions for patients living with multimorbidity, including those with cardiovascular diseases. Her work in identifying cardiovascular disease risk factors among Asian populations has been nationally recognized through the American Heart Association. Dr. Koirala has collaborated with global experts to establish sociodemographic and clinical factors influencing heart failure management. She has led the work on the development of palliative care competencies among advanced practice nurses, integrating palliative care content into the Advanced Practice-Doctor of Nursing Practice (AP-DNP) curriculum, and implementing a plan to train preceptors on palliative care. Dr. Koirala serves as a secretary of the Sigma Global Nursing Excellence-Nu Beta Chapter-At-Large, award review committee at the American Heart Association, Maryland chapter president for Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association, associate editor at Nursing Open Journal, and peer reviewer for leading nursing journals: International Journal of Nursing Studies, the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Heart, Lung and Circulation, and the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Dr. Koirala is committed to collaborating with and mentoring colleagues, and doctoral and other graduate students globally, and partnering with practice and community experts to enhance the health and safety of patients, families, and communities.

JHU Center Affiliation:
Center for Equity in Aging
Center for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care

Specialties and Expertise
  • Acute/Critical Care
  • Adult Health
  • Aging
  • Biostatistics
  • Cardiovascular
  • Care Coordination
  • Chronic Care
  • Disparities
  • End of Life
  • Equity
  • Gerontology
  • Global
  • Health Behavior
  • Interprofessional
  • Palliative Care