Dr. Shahriar Rozen
Director, Planning & Administration

Dr. Shahriar Rozen is a public health professional and senior policy analyst with expertise in the areas of leadership, policy research, strategic planning and community development. He is currently working as a Senior Policy Lead for the Ministry of Health in a Canadian province. He serves as a board member for the Emerging Health Leaders Edmonton Node and the Canadian College of Health Leaders Northern Alberta Chapter.

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Shaikat M. Galib
Director, Data Science

Shaikat Galib is a Data Scientist at H2O.ai. He obtained a PhD in nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA. He also received a BS in mechanical engineering from Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh. Shaikat is passionate about machine learning, statistics, data mining, programming and many other data science related fields. He loves supporting and enabling data-driven decision making, developing data services, as well as teaching and mentoring.

Dr. Tahmid Kashem
Director, Professional Development

Dr. Tahmid Kashem is working as a policy analyst with Alberta Ministry of Health where he provides system-level strategic advice and policy development expertise. His education, previous research and management experience, and strong communication and organizations skills allowed him to be successful in his role. He is a strong advocate for professional development and constantly strives to excel soft skills and transferable expertise necessary to be an adept public health candidate.

Muhammad Rahman
Director, R&D

Muhammad Rahman is a doctoral researcher in the department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London. His experience and area of expertise include laboratory and computer experiments in solving fluid mechanical problems. 

Mohib Ul Haque Khan
Director, Data & Innovation

Mohib-Ul-Haque Khan has expertise and publication in various fields including data science, energy policy, geographic information system (GIS), waste management and mechanical engineering. Over the course of his career he has developed a skill set of programming and analyzing data and policy and developing machine learning models. He contributed to several data-intensive projects using various Machine Learning tools. He has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and MSc in Engineering Management. He is passionate about using data science to solve complex technical, health and energy related issues.

Research & Policy Analyst

Dr. Jannatul Mawa
Research & Policy Analyst 
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Dr. Nazif Mahbub
Research & Policy Analyst

Jannatul Mawa is an MPH student at the University of Alberta. She achieved her MBBS degree from the Rajshahi Medical College. Jannatul is involved with philanthropic activities since 2003 due to her robust desire to serve humanity. She has a proven history of versatility, hard work and prosperity in challenging environments.

Dr. Nazif Mahbub is a public health professional. He is currently pursing MPH in Health Policy & Management at the University of Alberta. He is the co-founder of Active Action, a non-profit volunteer organization working toward heath promotion, social awareness and charity. Besides, he is also serving as the General Secretary of One Better World, a non-profit volunteer organization working on public health aspects. Previously he worked as a lecturer at Dr. Sirajul Islam Medical College. He is a Freelancer at Upwork, Inc. and worked as the Regional Content Manager of Zeno Media, a USA based tech company

Research & Policy Trainee

Dr. Aysha Akter
Research & Policy Trainee
Dr Muhammad Tareque Hasan
Research & Policy Trainee

Dr. Aysha is currently pursuing Mph in Epidemiology at the University of Alberta. After graduating from Chittagong Medical College, she started her professional career with the world’s largest NGO, brac. She has been working with the Institute of Public Health, Bangladesh, for 4+ years. Dr. Aysha is keen to work with food safety issues and child and adolescent health.

Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aysha-akter-5b0a7a1b1/

Dr. Muhammad Tareque Hasan completed MBBS from Armed Forces Medical College. He has completed his MPH from Bangladesh University of Health Sciences. At, BUHS he worked as a lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology for 2 years. Currently, He is pursuing his 2nd MPH at University Eastern Finland, Finland.

Dr Khondoker Raisa Samiha
Research & Policy Trainee
Dr Shuprio Paul
Research & Policy Trainee

Samiha has received her MBBS degree from Sir Salimullah Medical College in 2018, and currently is pursuing MPH in Health Policy and Management at the University of Alberta. She believes that robust and evidence-based health policy decisions bring about ultimate positive health outcomes, which is her motivation as a public health practitioner.

Mehedi Hasan 
Research & Policy Trainee

Mehedi Hasan is a Public Health enthusiastic. He is working in Medecins Sans Frontieres as Health Promotion and Community Engagement Supervisor. Currently he is pursuing Master in Public Health (MPH) in North South University. He has expertise in the arena of Health Promotion, Community Engagement, Information Education and Communication, Social and Behavioral Change Communication particularly in Humanitarian Crises. He dreams to be a great Public Health Leader and contribute positive changes in the Global Health and Humanitarian sector

DR. SHUPRIO PAUL completed his M.B.B.S from Comilla Medical College and currently working as a Medical Services Executive in ACI Limited. He loves singing, meeting, study, photography & cooking. Shuprio is a hard-working person, strong leader and a team player. He is very passionate about public health and he wants to become an Epidemiologist.

Dr Ramisha Maliha
Research & Policy Trainee

Dr. Ramisha Maliha received her MBBS degree from Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College. She completed her masters in public health (MPH) at North South University. She is currently working as a health journalist at The Daily Star, a leading English Newspaper of Bangladesh. Before that, she worked as a Lecturer of Physiology at Dhaka Community Medical College. Ramisha is also the co-founder of Active Action, a non-profit volunteer organization working toward heath promotion, social awareness and charity. 

Fariha Bushra
Research & Policy Trainee
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Dr Tasrin Sultana
Research & Policy Trainee

After completing B.Pharm from Brac University, Fariha Bushra is currently working as a Product Executive at Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Being a public health enthusiast, she aspires to use her strengths as a gateway to bring positive changes in the healthcare sector to make a higher standard of health accessible.

Dr. Tasrin Sultana has completed her B.D.S. from Bangladesh Dental College and working as self-practitioner. She has worked as Health page editor in Bhorer Kagoj and also completed her MPH from North South University, Bangladesh. She likes singing and reading books and passionate about building her career in public health policy and management.

Dr Sabrina Farida Chowdhury
Research & Policy Trainee

Dr. Sabrina Farida Chowdhury has achieved her B.D.S from Dhaka Dental College and persued her M.P.H from American International University-Bangladesh(AIUB). She is currently working as a lecturer of public health in Leading University, Sylhet.

  Social Media Coordinator

Dr. Mamunur Rahman
Social Media Coordinator
Nafisa Nir
Social Media Coordinator

He completed his MBBS from Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College after that he has been working as a Medical Officer in Lubana General Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd. He participated plethora of free health camp organized by different organizations. He is interested to grow his career in Public Health and he did few courses from ICDDR,B regarding public health and epidemiology.

Nafisa Nir is a public health policy enthusiast. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Health and Informatics from Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has completed her internship from Grameenphone Limited. She wants to develop her academic skills and contribute to the health policy of Bangladesh.

Dr. Nowreen Ahmed
Social Media Coordinator

Dr. Nowreen is a medical doctor who graduated from Chittagong Medical College Hospital in 2018. With direct exposure to the community health system of the country since early days of medical college, she is eager to explore diverse areas of public health with a particular interest in maternal and perinatal health. With a realistic rational thinking, she dreams to build up her career in bringing transformation in the health sector of LMICs.

  Past Trainee

Dr. Sabrina Saba
Associate, COVID-19 Project

Born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sabrina is a physician by training. Currently she is a full time MSc student in Health Policy Research, School of Public Health, University of Alberta under the supervision of Dr. Jeff Johnson. Sabrina’s research interests include health economics with particular interest in policy translation.

Dr. Md. Jobaer Amin
Associate, COVID-19  Project

Dr. Md. Jobaer Amin completed his MBBS from Ibrahim Medical College. He started his public health career by joining icddr,b and completed MPH (Epidemiology) from AIUB. Currently, He enrolled at the MPH program of Bloomberg school of public health, John Hopkins University. He is passionate about public health, especially health policy and management.

Naym Uddin Roby
Associate, COVID-19 Project

Naym Uddin Roby is a promising public health researcher and rehabilitation specialist from Bangladesh. He is currently enrolled in Masters in Rehabilitation Science at Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University. He has keen research interest in the areas of NCDs, epidemiology, injury prevention, e-health, health policy and tobacco control.

Dr. Maly Morshad Ahmad
Associate, COVID-19 Project

Dr. Maly Morshad Ahmad, a graduate of Dhaka Medical College, is working as Specialist, Clinical Research & Service in BRAC and doing Executive Masters in Health Economics at the University of Dhaka. He is an academic advisor known for mentoring and career planning.

You can reach @ https://www.linkedin.com/in/malymorshadahmad/.

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Dr. Muntasrina Akhter
Associate, COVID-19 Project

Dr. Muntasrina Akhter completed her M.B.B.S from Rangpur Medical College in 2018. Now she is working as a Diabetic counselor in Digital Healthcare Solutions. Currently she is doing her MPH from North South University. She wants to work in the field of public health and use her skills and knowledge for the benefit of humanity.