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Syeda Tahmina Ahmed

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

Short Biography

She is a graduate from BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health MPH 16th cohort (2020-2021 session), with a background in architecture, BRAC University. She is extremely passionate about research and been on a pursuit of amalgamating Housing and Health; through entering the professional field with Professor Malabika Sarker’s research team and practicing since 2017 till present. She aspires to fuse more disciplines as introduced to her during her Masters, e.g., health policy and systems, primary and urban health care and community health workers, health economics, environment and climate change in her future research endeavors.

Research Interests

Health policy and systems Primary and urban health care Climate change Quantitative Qualitative Mixed-method research and Reviews.


  • MPH (BRAC University)
  • B.Arch (BRAC University)

Module(s) taught (in MPH)

  • MPH 511: Qualitative Research Methods, May 2022
  • MPH 700: Summative Learning Project, Nov – Dec 2021
  • MPH 520: Quantitative Research Methods, July 2021
  • MPH 512 Anthropological approaches to public health & MPH 511 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods, (merged), Feb – Mar 2018

Current projects

  • Upstream factors of pandemic response: Bangladesh case study
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Health Campaign Effectiveness


  • -One of the first awardees of 'Amena Azfar and Hurmatunnessa Rob' scholarship for women during her completion of Master of Public Health degree at BRAC JPGSPH, BRAC University. -BRAC Child and BRAC scholarships during her enrolment in Bachelor of Architecture, BRAC University.