Fadia Afnan

Fadia Afnan has done her MPhil (Master of Philosophy) degree from the Institute of Nutrition & Food Sciences (INFS) under the University of Dhaka in 2012. She worked as a Research Fellow in the Biomedical Research Group at BIRDEM from 2003-2008; she worked as a Research Fellow in the Community Nutrition department in Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences (BIHS) (a sister organization of BIRDEM) from 2008-2010. She joined as Lecturer in Community Nutrition Department under the same Institute in 2010 and served up to June, 2013. Presently, she is working as the Sr. Lecturer in Community Nutrition Department 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 feeding practices, motor development and growth monitoring in young children, nutritional and pharmacological studies on phytoestrogens and assessment of the metabolic syndrome in adolescent group. She has 02 publications in regional journal and 03 in local (including one monographs). She has presented her works in a number of regional and international scientific meetings. She also served as a volunteer member in several national and regional Conferences organized by the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, BIHS and ANRAP. She wants to dedicate her life in the realm of Nutrition.

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
Fadia Afnan
Taslima Khatun
Ferdous Ara

Part-Time Faculties

Prof Khursheed Jahan
Prof Khaleda Islam
Prof Mohiduzzaman
Prof M Ruhul Amin
Dr. TM Alamgir Azad
Dr. Shah Mahfuzur Rahman