Professional Positions I held

Research Director

Currently I am serving as the Research Director of USAID's Multisectoral Nutrition Project, FHI 360, Bangladesh. This is a large implementation research project, being conducted in six districts of Bangladesh.

Faculty Positions

I served as an Assistant Professor at BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University. I am an Associate Faculty at Department of International Health (Health Systems Program), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA. I also teach in BRAC University, Northern University Bangladesh, and North South University.

Other Positions

I worked in RTV for four years as a Program Presenter of a health related live talk show 'Shutho Thakun Protidin'. I worked as a Graduate Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant at Johns Hopkins University too.

My Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Health Systems Global

This is the global professional body of the health policy and systems researchers. I am a Regional Champion (South East Asia) of Thematic Working Group on Teaching and Learning Health Policy and Systems Research; and a member of the Thematic Working Group- Emerging Voices for Global Health. I am also involved with the Thematic Working Group on Evidence to Action. 

Bangladesh Medical Association

This is the professional body of the Bangladeshi physicians. I am a life-member of this organization.

Public Health Foundation of Bangladesh

This is the professional and scientific body of the Bangladeshi public health professionals. I am an active member of this organization.

Major Honors and Awards

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Best Oral Presentation Award

 For best presentation in the 7th Regional Public Health Conference, Bangladesh, 2016.

Best Oral Presentation Award

 For best presentation in the 3rd Public Health Foundation Day Celebration and Scientific Seminar, 2015.

Health Systems Program Doctoral Research Award

For best doctoral research proposal at Health Systems Program, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Fogarty International Fellowship

To study at the Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

Emerging Voice for Global Health 2010

 For winning the international scientific essay competition on universal health coverage organized by Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. I am first Emerging Voice from Bangladesh.

Allan Rosenfield Award

 Best overall performance among national students in MPH at  BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

Major Publications