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Name: Gem Tshering

Designation: Dy.Dean, Student Affairs


“After working in a clinical setting for 16 years and eight months, Mr Gem Tshering became an Associate Lecturer at the Faculty of Nursing and Public Health in September 2016. Gem Tshering was given the opportunity to study social gerontology for a master’s degree at Thammasat University in Thailand from August 2017 to June 2019. Following his studies, Gem Tshering was assigned to oversee the external linkages in addition to his main duties and took on the faculty’s infection prevention and control tasks. Mr Gem facilitated the training for about 15 batches of Dessups nationwide to work in the isolation room during the COVID-19 pandemic, to reduce the workload for the health professionals. Following this, Mr Gem took on the role of Program Leader for the Nursing Department and served for a year. In February 2023, after serving as the program leadership, Mr Gem assumed the role of Deputy Dean for Student Affairs. In addition to serving as the chairperson of the disciplinary committee, deputy dean of student affairs, and manager of the student service center, Mr Gem Tshering is currently a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), the faculty’s top decision-making body. Furthermore, Mr Gem is representing Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan as the focal point for the Gyalsung Project. The KGUMSB administration elevated Gem to the rank of Assistant Professor in January 2024 in recognition of his dedicated service. The Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan has given him various distinguished accolades, including a bronze medal for completing ten years of service and a silver medal for completing his twenty years of service to the nation. In addition to his duties as a teacher, Mr Gem expresses his keen interest in the field of research and innovation, and publishing of research papers. Looking ahead, Mr Gem is committed to making the most of his position to maximize transformation in specific student assistance center. He supports the use of multidisciplinary techniques to address concerns and difficulties of the students.”