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Shahriar Rozen

Board of Directors

Shahriar Rozen
Tahmid Kashem


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.

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.

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Nazif Mahbub

Aysha Akter


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

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.

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Ramisha Maliha
Arny Majumder
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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. 

Arny Majumder is now enrolled in her first year of the University of Alberta's MPH program in health policy. She was recruited as a Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) cadre and worked for the government for three years after completing her M.B.B.S. from Chittagong Medical College and Hospital. She has the background of directly working during the pandemic. She additionally contributed her time to other nonprofits. Her area of interests is in policy making, community engagement & networking.

Shuprio Paul
Trisita Saha Biswas
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Shuprio Paul obtained his M.B.B.S degree from Comilla Medical College and currently working as a Corporate Safety Officer of Pharmacovigilance (PV) in Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited. Previously, he worked in ACI Pharmaceuticals Limited as a
Medical Executive. Shuprio has been working here in CRIDA as a volunteer research assistant since July 2020. He is a strong leader, a team player and hard working person. He is involved in health awareness projects, health promotion and social activities. Shuprio loves singing, peregrination, cooking, symposium and photography. He is very passionate about public health and he wants to be a global public health leader in his future.

Trisita Saha Biswas received her MBBS degree from Rangpur Medical College. Currently she is working as a lecturer in Dept. of Community Medicine & Public Health at Z. H. Sikder Women’s Medical College and Hospital and as research associate in Medical Research Unit at Ad-din Womens’ Medical College amd Hospital. Trisita is involved in community-based projects and other social activities. Her aim is to become a successful public health professional and contribute to the community.

Mehedi Hasan 

Mehedi Hasan is a Public Health professional. He has been working in the humanitarian and development sector for the last seven years. Currently, he is working at Médecins Sans Frontières as Health Promotion and Community Engagement Manager. He has accomplished a master’s degree in public health (MPH) from North South University. His expertise includes Health Promotion, Community Engagement, Disease Surveillance, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavioral Change Communication particularly in humanitarian crises. He dreams of being a public health leader and bringing positive changes through his leadership and research findings in the Global Health and Humanitarian sector. 

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Nur-A-Safrina Rahman

Nur-A-Safrina Rahman obtained her medical degree from the Medical College for Women and Hospital. She furthered her education by obtaining a master's degree in public health from the National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM). Currently, she works as a Public Health Epidemiologist at Save the Children in Bangladesh. She is a regular contributor to the health page of the Daily Star, a promising newspaper in Bangladesh. She possesses expertise in health promotion, community involvement, communication regarding information, and promoting social and behavioral change. 

Amena Al Nishan

Amena Al Nishan completed her MBBS from Chittagong Medical College. She is interested in pursuing her career in public health research and currently working as a research fellow in icddr,b. She has diverse experiences gained from field visits, providing trainings and completing courses. Her area of interests are maternal and child health, neonatal health, nutrition and non communicable disease. Her LinkedIn profile link is

Sumaiya Khaled

Sumaiya Khaled is a public health specialist & enthusiast with over 5 years of experience in medical service research. She has done her MPH in Health Service Management and Policy from National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine. She has worked in several research projects funded by DGHS, Unicef and WHO. She has almost two years of experience in managerial roles in leading corporate hospitals of Bangladesh. 

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