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Md. Ruhul Amin
Assistant Professor,
Room # 305 (3rd Floor)
Institute of Nutrition and Food Science
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Phone: +8801819504434
Email: ruhul.infs@du.ac.bd
 
EDUCATION
PhD, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA, Nutritional Sciences
MPH, University of Colorado Denver, USA, Community and Behavioral Health
MS, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nutrition and Food Science
BSc, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nutrition and Food Science
 
COURSES TAUGHT
NFS 501: Human Nutrition-I
NFS 506: Research Methods and Biostatistics
NFS 507: Data Management and Analysis
NFS 401: Epidemiology
NFS 409: Development Nutrition
NFS 306: Nutritional problems
 
TEACHING INTERESTS: Nutrition Research Methods and Evaluation, Community Health and Nutritional assessment, Program Planning and Implementation, Public Health Nutrition, Advanced Community Nutrition, Survey Research, Applied Biostatistics, Epidemiology (Basic, Analytical or Nutritional), Data Analysis (SPSS, STATA, R)
 
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Maternal and Child Undernutrition, Chronic diseases (Obesity, Diabetes), Nutrition Intervention, Food Insecurity, Food and Nutrition Policy
 
ACADEMIC AWARDS/HONORS
Prime Minister Award,1995
Provost Award, Amar Ekushey Hall, University of Dhaka, 2005
Quasi Salamatullah Trust Foundation Gold Medal, 2005
Korean Society for Nutrition, 2017
 
SCHOLARSHIPS
Fulbright Scholarship, 2010-2012
University Grant Commission Scholarship, 2003
Jack and Mildred Buchanan Nutritional Sciences Scholarship Endowment (2015-2016)
Nutritional Science General Human Science Scholarship (2015-2016)
Elizabeth F. Smith Scholarship (2016-2017)
Cash Family Graduate Fellowship (2016-2017)
 
PUBLICATIONS
Murimi, M. W., Kanyi, M., Mupfudze, T., Amin, M. R., Mbogori, T., & Aldubayan, K. (2016). Factors Influencing Efficacy of Nutrition Education Interventions: A Systematic Review. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 49(2):142-165. (ELSEVIER) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27814976
Murimi, M. W., Kanyi, M. G., Mupfudze, T., Mbogori, T. N., & Amin, M. R. (2016). Prevalence of Food Insecurity in Low-Income Neighbourhoods in West Texas. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48(9), 625-630. (ELSEVIER) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27524688
Amin, M.R., Haqu, M., Al Hasan, S.M., Ali, M., Nawaz, M.S., & Tasneem Hasin, C. (2014). Dietary Intake and Nutritional Status of Dialysis and Non-dialysis Patients in Selected Specialized Hospitals of Dhaka City. Bangladesh Journal of Nutrition, 26:41-51.
Amin, M.R., Hossain, S., Ahmabed, L., Saleh, F., & Ali, L. (2010). Ferritin and Soluble Transferrin Receptors in Type 2 Diabetic and Non-diabetic Post-menopausal Women in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 16(3), 369 – 377. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22691990
Amin, M.R., Ahmed, L., Saleh, F., Mumu, S.J., Afnan, F., & Ali, L. (2010). Nutritional Status of Type 2 Diabetic and Non-diabetic menopausal women in Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Population and Health, 3(1), 65-73.
Nur, A.N., Hossain, S., Amin, M.R., & Ahmed, L. (2010). Eating behavior, food preferences and nutritional status of selected affluent school adolescents of Dhaka city. South Asian Journal of Population and Health, 3(1), 43-51.