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Bilkis Banu | Public Health | Best Researcher Award

 

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« 🌾 I am a dedicated researcher with a focus on the impacts of reef restoration processes and materials on coral-associated bacterial communities. My work has contributed to the optimization of reef restoration approaches globally. Currently, as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Coral Nurture Program, I am exploring methods to enhance resilience in reef restoration practices.πŸ¦·πŸ“šπŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ

🌐 Professional Profiles

πŸŽ“ Education

PhD (2023): Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany Master of Public Health (MPH – 2009): North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh GPA: 3.73 Master of Science (MSc) in Food and Nutrition (2001 – held in 2004): University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh Result: 1st Class 1st Position Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Food and Nutrition (2000 – held in 2002): University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh Result: 1st Class 4th Position Higher Secondary Certificate (HSc – 1997): College: Ideal School & College, Dhaka Result: 1st Division (72.3% marks) Secondary School Certificate (SSc – 1995): School: Narayanganj Govt. Girls’ High School, Dhaka Result: 1st Division* (85.9% marks)

πŸ”¬ Training

‘Advanced Epidemiology and Biostatistics’ – MDISS Course, Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University, Germany. ‘Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation for Social & Behavioral Change Communication Programs.’ ‘How to design Scientific figures’ – Graduate Academy, Heidelberg University, Germany. ‘Academic Discussion Skills’ – Graduate Academy, Heidelberg University, Germany ‘How to avoid Plagiarism’ – Graduate Academy, Heidelberg University, Germany. ‘Good Scientific Practice’ – Graduate Academy, Heidelberg University, Germany. ‘Message Development for Tobacco Control Program in Bangladesh’ – Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs Dhaka, Bangladesh. ‘Strategic Communication’ – Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs, Dhaka, Bangladesh. ‘Universal Health Coverage’ – Center of Excellence for Universal Health Coverage, James P Grant School of Public Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh. ‘Measuring and Monitoring Health Equity using ADePT Health’ – Center of Excellence for Universal Health Coverage and The World Bank, Dhaka, Bangladesh. ‘Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)’ – Society of Advanced Health Learning, Dhaka, Bangladesh. ‘Mother Support & Maternal Protection’ – Bangladesh Breast Feeding Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh. ‘Breast milk substitute (BMS) Code and BFHI monitoring’ – Bangladesh Breast Feeding Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό Professional Experience

Assistant Professor (September 2018 – September 2021): Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Assistant Professor and Head (01 July 2017 – 10 September 2018): Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Faculty of Public Health, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Senior Lecturer (01 July 2013 – 30 June 2017): Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Faculty of Public Health, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Project Manager (01 April 2013 – 30 July 2018): World Diabetes Foundation funded Project β€˜Combating Gestational Mellitus’, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Lecturer (01 April 2010 – 30 June 2013): Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Faculty of Public Health, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Training Coordinator (01 June 2006 – 30 March 2010): Health System, Health Care Development Project, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Research Positions (2004 – 2005): Research Assistant, Monitoring Utilization of health, Nutrition and Population Services by the Poor, ICDDR, B/BRAC/MOHFW Collaborative Project, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Research Fellow, Clinical Sciences Division, International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research (ICDDR, B), Dhaka, Bangladesh. Research Assistant, Population Science Division, International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research (ICDDR, B), Dhaka, Bangladesh. Research Officer, Bangladesh Breast Feeding Foundation (BBF), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

πŸ“šTop Noted Publication

Astute exploration of collective mental health events among the residents of elderly care homesImpacts of nursery-based propagation and out-planting on coral-associated bacterial communities
Willingness to Vaccinate against COVID-19 among Bangladeshi Sanitation and Waste Workers: Workplace Setting Approach to Maximize Vaccination Coverage
Effects of traditional versus m-Health educational interventions for diabetic patients: a randomised controlled trial in peripheral district of Bangladesh
Unmet supportive care needs and predictor of breast cancer patients in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional study
COVID-19 and Bangladeshi health professionals: Infection status, vaccination and its immediate health consequences
Infection and vaccination status of COVID-19 among healthcare professionals in academic platform: Prevision vs. reality of Bangladesh context
Compliance on existing WASH facilities in community clinics of Bangladesh: A comparative study
A Systematic Review on Knowledge-Attitude-Practice on diabetes: Assessment Process and Outcome Levels
Factors Associated With Health Complaints Among Leather Tannery Workers in Bangladesh
Concurrent field practice act as an efficient teaching pedagogy to originate public health professionals: A Bangladesh context

 

 

Bilkis Banu | Public Health | Best Researcher Award

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