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Senior Director, Nutrition and Clinical Services Division, icddr,b
2011 - 2015
Director & Senior Scientist, Centre for Nutrition and Food Security, icddr,b
2011 - till date
Professor, Public Health Nutrition, James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University
2005 - 2011
Head, Nutrition Programme, icddr,b
2008 - 2011
Adjunct Professor of Public Health Nutrition, James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University
2006 - 2008
Adjunct Associate Professor James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University
Scientist, Clinical Sciences Division (CSD), icddr,b
1999 - 2002
Associate Scientist, CSD, icddr,b
1993 - 1999
Senior Medical Officer, CSD, icddr,b
Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan
1990 - 1992
Clinical Trainee in Pediatrics, Dept of Pediatrics, University of Tsukuba Hospital, Japan
1989 - 1990
Resident in Pediatrics, Dhaka Shishu (Children’s) Hospital, Dhaka
1985 - 1992
Medical Officer, CSD, icddr,b
1984 - 1985
Medical Officer (Maternal & Child Health and Family Planning), Rural Health Complex, Ministry of Health, GoB
1983 - 1984
In-service trainee (majoring in internal medicine), Mymensingh Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh
MBBS, Mymensingh Medical College, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
My research focuses on community-based and clinical research to improve nutritional status of populations particularly children and women and to further optimize management of diarrheal diseases and associated conditions. I try to achieve this through: