Bilkis Banu | Public Health | Best Researcher Award

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

 

 

Judith Humphreys | Medicine and Dentistry | Young Scientist Award

Judith Humphreys | Medicine and Dentistry | Young Scientist Award

 

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« 🌾 is an accomplished dental professional with a diverse background in education, clinical practice, and research. Holding a Doctor of Dental Science from the University of Liverpool and an array of postgraduate qualifications, including a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Dundee,Β  has consistently excelled in academic pursuits. As a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant at the School of Dentistry, University of Liverpool, Dr. contributes to shaping the next generation of dental professionals. With extensive experience in paediatric dentistry,Β  has worked in various capacities, including post-CCST roles at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Kings Dental Institute. Notably, has been actively involved in research, particularly in the field of Molar-Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH), with multiple publications and presentations at esteemed conferences. In addition to a rich academic and research portfolio,Β  is dedicated to teaching, having organized, planned, and delivered seminars and lectures at various levels of dental education. With a commitment to knowledge dissemination and professional development,Β  is a valuable asset to the dental community, contributing significantly to education, research, and clinical practice. πŸ¦·πŸ“šπŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ

🌐 Professional Profiles

🏫 Education

2023: ISFE Part B, Royal College of Surgeons England 2022: Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, University of Dundee 2022: ISFE Part A, Royal College of Surgeons England 2021: Doctor of Dental Science, University of Liverpool 2020: M Paed Dent, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow 2015: MFDS, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow Awards: John Smith Medal for Outstanding Result in MFDS Part 1 exam (RCS Edinburgh) 2013: BDS Honours, University of Glasgow Awards: Distinction in examinations 2009 and 2011. AP Husband Prize for group work 2011.

πŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ Employment

2023 – Present: Senior Lecturer / Honorary Consultant, School of Dentistry, University of Liverpool 2022 – 2023: Post-CCST Paediatric Dentistry, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool 2021 – 2022: Post-CCST Paediatric Dentistry, Kings Dental Institute, London 2021: Locum Specialist Paediatric Dentistry, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool 2017 – 2021: NIHR ACF / StR in Paediatric Dentistry, Liverpool Dental Hospital 2016 – 2017: DCT3 in Paediatric Dentistry, Liverpool Dental Hospital 2015-2016: DCT2 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kings’ College Hospital, London 2014 – 2015: DCT1 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester 2013 – 2014: Dental Vocational Trainee, Kirkland Dental Practice, Fife

πŸ’Ό Professional Development

Audits/ Clinical Governance Projects Local Safety Standards For Invasive Procedures: Dental Extractions Prescription for Fluoride Varnish Application Gaining Consent for Looked After Children Standard Operating Procedure Dental Piggyback Standard Operating Procedure Service Evaluation – Improving Environment and Communication for Children with Autism and Learning Disability Audit – Quality of Radiographs Taken by Paediatric Dentistry Staff Service Evaluation of Awareness and Utilisation of the Dental Outpatient Department by Renal Patients Service Evaluation of Cancellations on Paediatric Dental General Anaesthetic Lists Multicentre Audit: Management of Poor Prognosis FPM Teeth Comprehensive Care General Anaesthetic List Audit Oral Surgery – Paediatric Dentistry Joint Clinic Service Evaluation Surgical Scrub Audit Management of Cranioplasty Surgical Patients Project Use Of Index of Sedation Need at Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup Paediatric Oral Surgery: Pre-Operative Radiograph Availability How Effective are Handovers Between DCT1s and FY2 in the maxillofacial ward? Is Sufficient Oral Hygiene Instruction Given to Patients at Kirkland Dental Practice? Audit of Labwork Prescriptions

πŸ” Research

Member of research group: UK MIH Working Group Knowledge of dental undergraduates regarding dental trauma Molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) in the UK Undergraduate Dentistry Curriculum An exploration of training disruption and opportunities experienced by Paediatric Dentistry specialty trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic Management of Children with Molar-Incisor-Hypomineralisation

πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Teaching

Postgraduate seminars 23/24 – Respiratory disease and dental anomalies seminars ISD5 and ISD8 teaching 23/24 – Research and quality improvement modules for undergraduate curriculum Dental Trauma for OMFS 2021 -2023; Teaching seminar for OMFS and dental core trainees Oncology Seminar 2023: Seminar DDSc year 1 – organised, planned and delivered Behaviour Management Postgraduate Seminar 2020 – 2022: Seminar DDSc year 1 – organised, planned and delivered Non-Pharmacological Behaviour Management Lecture 2017-2022: Lecture for 3rd year BDS / CLC2 Teach the Teacher Course 2021; 3 hour online learning course on clinical teaching (Oxford Medical) Trauma Lectures: 1. Luxation injuries; 2. Fracture injuries 2018-2021: Lecture covering trauma management and sequelae BDS3 Trauma Practical Session BDS5 2018-2020: Supervision of practical phantom head session with 30+ students Critical Appraisal Seminar 2019-2020: Critical appraisal teaching for DDSc and DCT Trauma Symposium BDS4 2019-2020: Supervision of 4th year students carrying out group work, presentations and practical tasks in the phantom head suite (placement of flexible wire splint and CaOH) Medically Compromised Children 2 2019: Cardiac, bleeding disorders, blood dyscrasias, transplant Dental Anomalies: Shapes, size and numbers 2019: Lecture covering hypodontia, hyperdontia, anomalies of shape etc.Pulpotomies and PMC Practical BDS3

πŸ“šTop Noted Publication

Molar incisor hypomineralisation: Teaching and assessment across the undergraduate dental curricula in the UK
Molar-incisor hypomineralisation combat: exploratory qualitative interviews with general dental practitioners in England regarding the management of children with molar-incisor hypomineralisation.
Management of molar-incisor hypomineralisation by general dental practitioners – part two: treatment.
Management of molar-incisor hypomineralisation by general dental practitioners – part one: diagnosis.
Management of Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH): A 1-Year Retrospective Study in a Specialist Secondary Care Centre in the UK
Idiopathic unilateral persistent hypoglossal nerve palsy – literature review and illustrative case