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Mushfiqur Rahman

Deputy Research Coordinator

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



Short Biography

Mushfiqur Rahman is a Deputy Research Coordinator at BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is an experienced project manager with a demonstrated history of working in public health research and non-governmental organizations. He has extensive first-hand experience in public health problems in Bangladesh and is skilled in implementing programs and research management. Additionally, his involvement with youth-led non-profit organizations gives him an edge in mentoring in a multidisciplinary, multi-ethnic environment. Apart from coordinating projects, he is a course instructor in several modules of the Master’s in Public Health (MPH) program held by BRAC JPGSPH. In addition, he has received professional training from J-PAL on quantitative tool designing, BRAC JPGSPH on Quantitative Research Methodology, and KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, on Control Strategies for communicable and non-communicable diseases.

Research Interests

Research Management Quantitative Social Research Qualitative Social Research Implementation research


  • Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA), American International University, Bangladesh (AIUB)

Module(s) taught (in MPH)

  • Course Facilitator: Quantitative Research Methods (QRM) (2022)
  • Course Assistant: QRM (2020-2021)
  • Course Assistant: Implementation Research (2021)
  • Teaching Fellow: Biostatistics and Health Economics (2017), Epidemiology of Infectious Disease (2018), Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Health Programs (2021)

Selected publications

  • “Rahman M, Tamjid R, Islam MN, Rahman M, Rabbani A and Sarker M (2021) Visual Storytelling for Knowledge Translation: A Study on BRAC’s Novel Health Loans in Protecting the Poor Against Health and Asset Vulnerability In Bangladesh. Front. Trop. Dis. 2:758904. DOI: 10.3389/fitd.2021.758904”

Full list of Publications

Current projects

  • Effectiveness of a Low-Sodium Salt Intervention to Reduce Blood Pressure at the Population Level in Rural Bangladesh: A Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Implementation research in health campaign effectiveness: A retrospective study in immunization related campaign integration in Bangladesh


  • 1) 2019 - Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain Best Teaching Fellow Award: Awarded at 14th Cohort MPH Graduation Ceremony organized by BRAC JPGSPH. Teaching Fellow is responsible for facilitating and assisting faculties and students through different Masters in Public Health Program courses. 2) 2011 - Saudi Aramco World Magazines: Featured in the Saudi Aramco World Magazine, May/June 2011 issue focusing on my efforts with children from a slum in Agargaon to assume leadership roles within their communities.