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Sharmin Akter Shitol

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Centre Affiliation
  • Centre Of Excellence For Science Of Implementation And Scale-Up (COE-SISU)


Short Biography

I have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health from Asian University for Women (2017) and a Master’s degree in Public Health from James P. Grant School of Public Health (2021). For the last three years, I have been working on various implementation research, including Kangaroo Mother Care, Tuberculosis, Birth and Death Registration Process, Vulnerable populations’ response to and recovery from covid-19 in BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health. I have also mentored MPH students in their summative learning project (qualitative). Currently, I am pursuing Ph.D. in Medicine at Queen’s University Belfast.

Research Interests

Infectious disease Implementation research Child health maternal health Qualitative studies


  • MPH (BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health)
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health (Asian University for Women)

Module(s) taught (in MPH)

  • Mentor in Qualitative research methods

Current projects

  • Transforming Households with Refraction and Innovative Financial Technology


  • Awarded high distinction for excellent academic performance in Master of Public Health (2021) Recipient of WHO TDR International Postgraduate Training Scheme (2020) Recipient of Andy Matsui Award for outstanding academic achievement (2017) Awarded Summa Cum Laude honor for academic excellence (2017) International Summer School Bangladesh Scholarship (2016) Awarded full scholarship from Indian High Commission Dhaka for academic excellence