Dr. Malabika Sarker is the Associate Dean & Professor at BRAC JPGSPH. She is a mixed method specialist and leads the Center of Excellence of Science of Implementation & Scale-Up. She is the inaugural research director and founding chair of the Institutional Review Board. Professor Sarker is a physician with a Master's in Public Health from Harvard University, the USA, and a Doctorate in Public Health from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. She has published 117 peer-reviewed articles and four book chapters. She is the international advisory board member of The Lancet Global Health, World Federation Public Health Association, Medical Research Council UK, National Institute of Health Research UK, Chair of the Advisory Board of the HRP Alliance for Research Capacity Strengthening, and an Evaluation Advisory Committee Member of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.