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

Prof. Khurshida Khanom
Contact No: [880]-2-8035501, Ext. 1317
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Faculty Members

Honorary/Adjunct Faculties

Honorary Advisor
Prof. Liaquat Ali
Honorary Professor
Prof. Dr Tofail Ahmed
Prof. Dr Suvaga Chowdhury

Full-Time Faculties

Prof. Khurshida Khanom
Associate Professor
Dr. Kamrun Nahar Begum
Assistant Professor
Dr. Natasha Khurshid 
Kazi Rumana Ahmed 
Sr. Lecturer
Shuhana Sultana
Bilkis Banu
Sr. Lecturer
Sharmin Hossain
Lucen Afrose

Part-Time Faculties

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