Sharmin Hossain

Sharmin Hossain is presently working as a Lecturer in the Dept of Health Promotion & Health Education in the Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Bangladesh. With a Masters degree in Food & Nutritional Science under the University of Dhaka (2005), Bangladesh she obtained her Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree (with major in Epidemiology) from American International University, Bangladesh (2011). She has a number of publications in peer reviewed journals including a research based book in Lambert Academic Publishing. She has presented her research works in a significant number of regional/ international meetings in various countries of the world. Besides academic and research activities she has gained considerable experience in organizational issues through her part-time responsibility as an active member of some research projects (Funded by USAID, WDF etc). She is a member of a number of professional bodies including Bangladesh Health Education Society, International Union for Health Promotion & Education (IUHPE), Bangladesh Public Health Association, Nutrition Society of Bangladesh.

Research interest: Nutritional and epidemiological studies related to diabetes and other non-communicable diseases, Educational and promotional aspects of community programs, Maternal Health and health concerns of school-aged children and adolescents, cultural factors in household food security in relation to health and family based health education.

Visiting & Mailing Address

Department of Health Education & Health Promotion
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


Visiting Hours: 10AM - 4PM

Head of the Department

Asst.Prof.Kazi Rumana Ahmed
Contact No: [880]-2-9010952, Ext. 1317
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Faculty Members

Honorary/Adjunct Faculties

Honorary Advisor
Prof. Liaquat Ali


Prof. Khurshida Khanom
Honorary Professor
Prof. Dr Tofail Ahmed
Prof. Dr Suvaga Chowdhury

Full-Time Faculties

Advisor & Prof. Khurshida Khanom
Associate Professor
Dr. Kamrun Nahar Begum
Assistant Professor
Kazi Rumana Ahmed 

Shuhana Sultana (cc)

Sr. Lecturer
Bilkis Banu
Sharmin Hossain

Part-Time Faculties

Prof. Md Shah Alam Bhuyan
Dr. Kazi Jahangir Hossain
Dr. Jahanara Begum