MPH, George Washington University Bangladesh Medical College, University of DhakaWashington DCMBBS
Community Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology, Internal Medicine & Psychiatry
Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
BRAC, Uganda, funded by World Bank Japan Social Development Fund JSDFConsultant
Identified Growth Monitoring and Promotion (GMP) program implementation deficits and suggested recommendations for improvement Reviewed available project documentation to locate potential program gaps Conducted multiple field visits to four districts in southwest to observe and provide technical input to ongoing child nutrition activities with specific focus on GMP sessions Located gaps in program participation, and data reporting and monitoring Presented research findings at multiple points in time to relevant stakeholders and program officials.
Community Health Intervention Organizer
Helped organize an initiative to prevent arsenicosis in Jalla, district of Brahminbaria.
Rahman helped create public awareness of arsenic poisoning, encouraged people to drink arsenic free water to prevent arsenicosis, and helped organize an arsenic-free water delivery system to meet the community needs in collaboration with community stakeholders.
Helped provide poor residents of Jalla free medical resources.
Rahman gathered and distributed medical supplies, and provided physical examinations and consultations in collaboration with another physician.
Public Health Campaign Volunteer, September 1998- May 2003 UNICEF & WHO in Bangladesh Participated in a campaign for creating awareness of ante-natal check-up and educating mothers to be about the importance of breastfeeding after child birth in rural Dhaka.
Rahman conducted physical examinations, provided treatment and follow-up services, and disseminated information.
Worked for the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), a program aimed at reducing mortality and morbidity from preventable diseases through vaccinations in many rural areas of Bangladesh.
Rahman volunteered for five years during her medical studies and administered DPT, MMR, & BCG vaccinations, while speaking to residents and creating awareness.
Bangladesh Medical College, University of Dhaka
Actively participated in community teaching programs about Eclampsia in rural Bangladesh.
Eclampsia is a common problem due to lack of health awareness, health education, poverty, and superstitious beliefs.
As a result of this campaign, Eclampsia was significantly reduced throughout Bangladesh.
Rahman helped educate women about maternal health, provided treatment and follow-up services, and disseminated information.
Worked for a campaign on the use of ORS (Oral Rehydration Solution) to reduce the death rate due to diarrhea followed by severe dehydration in rural Bangladesh.
This campaign resulted in a reduction in the child mortality rate due to diarrhea and severe dehydration significantly.
Rahman helped create awareness among the local communities through community engagement, provided educational resources, and helped distribute ORS kits.
Red Crescent Society of Bangladesh Worked on multiple blood donation campaigns in Dhaka.
Rahman helped collect blood that was donated, gathered and documented medical history of donors, and provided medical information as requested.
Physician (Family Medicine), with Dr.
Shahina Motalib, Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 2003- May 2005 Dr.
Rahman treated patients, provided physical examinations, consultations, and follow-up services.
Consulted for a World Bank-JSDF agriculture and nutrition project in Uganda Participated in public health programs organized by Red Crescent Society, UNICEF, WHO, and BMC Organized and conducted community intervention initiatives Worked with a physician for more than two years in the US Practiced for more than two years as physician in Bangladesh.
American Medical Association, Member (AMA)
Registered Physician of Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC)
Bengali (Native), English (Spoken, Written, Read), Hindi (Spoken), Urdu (Spoken)
Anatomy, Biochemistry, Oral, delivery, Dermatology, documentation, English, Family Medicine, focus, Genetics, GMP, health education, Hindi, Immunization, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Internal-Medicine, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Word, Molecular Biology, OB/GYN, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Physiology, program implementation, Promotion, Psychiatry, Public Health, speaking, Read, reporting, research, SPSS, Surgery, teaching, Urdu, Written