Farzana Saleh

Farzana Saleh graduated in nutritional sciences and she obtained Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree from the University of Dhaka in 2005. She worked as a Research/Sr Research Fellow in the Biomedical Research Group of BIRDEM for about 8 years. From 2008 to 2013 she served as an Asst Professor in Community Nutrition in the Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences (a sister organization of BIRDEM) and now she has been serving as a Associate Professor in Community Nutrition in the Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS) which is the first Private University in health sector and sponsored by Diabetic Association of Bangladesh. Her research interest includes behavioral issues in health with particular focus on knowledge, attitude and practice regarding noncommunicable diseases (NCDs); nutritional and pharmacological studies on phytoestrogens; and feeding practices in infants. She has 20 publications (including three monographs) and among them 10 publications are in peer reviewed journals and she has presented her works in a number of regional and international scientific meetings. Apart from scientific activities, Farzana Saleh has proved to be a good organizer, serving as the Deputy leader of the project on ‘Improving Diabetes Management in Bangladesh through Diabetes Educators’ conducted during 2007-2011 with the support from World Diabetes Foundation. She also served as the Asst Organizing Secretary of several national and regional Conferences organized by the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, BIHS and ANRAP. She worked as an Asst Editor of the diabetes related magazine -Kanti during 2001-2005.

Visiting & Mailing Address

Department of Community Nutrition
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
Room No: 0000, 125/1, Darus Salam
Mirpur-1,Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.
Phone: [880] 2-8055312, 9010654
Fax: [880] 2-8055312
E-mail: info@buhs-edu.org
Web: www.buhs-edu.org


Visiting Hours: 10AM - 4PM

Head of the Department

Prof. Dr. Md Asirul Hoque
Contact No: [880]-2-8035501, Ext. 0000
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Honorary Advisor

Prof. Mammunar Rashid

Faculty Members

Full-Time Faculties

Dr. Md Asirul Hoque
Associate Professor
Farzana Saleh
Assistant Professor
Manika Rani Sarker
Sr. Lecturer
Taslima Khatun


Part-Time Faculties

Prof Khursheed Jahan
Prof Khaleda Islam
Prof Mohiduzzaman
Prof M Ruhul AminProf

Dr.Syeda Afroza

Dr. Afroza Begum
Dr. TM Alamgir Azad
Dr. Shah Mahfuzur Rahman

Dr.Fariha Haseen
Mr.Md Ruhul Amin
Mr. Kazi Mohammad Rezaul Karim


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