Profile of Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam

... Name Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam
Designation Professor & Chairperson
Last Degree Ph.D. in Demography (Peking University, China); Post Doctorate in Global Health (McGill University, Canada)
   

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health ResearchIngram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada under the GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program)

Research ProjectUse of Reproductive Health Care Services of Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh (2013-2014)

2009  

Ph.D.  in Demography (Population Health), Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China (2005-2009)

Dissertation Title: Childhood Mortality Dynamics in Bangladesh: Trends, Patterns and Survival of Under-Five Aged Children

 2002

Master of Social Science (M.S.S.) in Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2000-2001)

Dissertation Title: Communication and Change in Health Behavior: A Study of Shibpur Thana in Narsingdi District

 2000

 Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.S.S. Honors) in Sociology,  Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1996-1999)

 1995

Higher Secondary School Certificate (H.S.C.) in Science, Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1993-1995)

 1993 

Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) in Science, Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1989-1993)

Others

2015

Johns Hopkins 12th Annual Fall Institute in Health Policy and Management, (attended courses are-‘Problem Solving in Public Health’; ‘Introduction to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Public Health’; ‘The Impact of the Financial, Economic and Political Crisis on Health’, ‘Quality of Life and Well-Being of Populations’), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 9-27, 2015, Barcelona, Spain.

 2014
  • 2014 Summer School in Urban Health, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Laval, August 17-21, 2014 Québec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography,  Stanford Center for Population Research and the Center for the Demography and Economics of Health & Ageing, Institute of Social Research in the Social Sciences, Stanford University, March 24-25, 2014, Palo Alto, CA, USA 
  • MyResearch at McGill Library (MyResearch is a four module graduate seminar series aimed at improving research management and dissemination), McGill Library and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McGill University, Canada, 2014
 2013

2013 Summer School in Globalization & Health InequalitiesGlobal Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), August 19-23, 2013, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2012
  • Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global ProblemsBrown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI), The Watson Institute, Brown University, June 9- 23, 2012, RI, USA
  • Summer School in Sex, Gender & Global Health ResearchGlobal Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada, 2012
 2008

Global Development Challenges (GDC),   Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS), University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway (Earned 10 ECT-European Credit Transfer Systems), 2008

 2005

Chinese Language Program College of Advanced Chinese Training of Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), Beijing, China, 2005

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS/ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2018

Chair, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka ( 11-03-2018 to 10-03-2021)

2017

Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Since July 12, 2017- )

2013-2017

Associate Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 16, 2013-July 11, 2017)

2015

Adjunct Faculty, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development Studies (BIGD), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015

2013-2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health ResearchIngram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (May 1, 2013-October 31, 2014)

2006-2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 28, 2006-February 15, 2013)

2009-2013

Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2013

2012

Assistant Professor (Part-Time), Department of Textile Engineering, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Daffodil International University (DIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

2002-2006

Lecturer, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (September 24, 2002- July 27, 2006)

2003-2004

Part-Time FacultyDepartment of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003-2004

2002-2003                Guest Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Eden Women University College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2003
  1. PUBLICATIONS

(Peer reviewed Journals, Book, Book Chapters, Monograph & Reports)

2018 Mohammad Mainul Islam. Use of Reproductive Health Care Services among Urban Slum Women in Bangladesh, Abstract will be published in in the European Journal of Public Health, May 2018 (accepted). 
2017

Islam MM, Islam MK, Hasan MS, Hossain MB (2017) Adolescent motherhood in Bangladesh: Trends and determinants. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0188294. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188294

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Tehmina Ghafur. 2016. The Prevalence and Determinants of Remarriage in Bangladesh, Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol.10, Emerald Publishing (Book title: Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage: The Transformation of Family; edited by Giovanna Gianesini & Sampson Lee Blair), October, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-78635-230-9.

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/S1530-353520160000010016

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. Marriage Before 16 or 18 years: The Effect of Marital Age on Women’s Educational Attainment in Bangladesh, The Journal of Population and Social Studies (JPSS), Volume 24, No.2 (published online: July 31, 2016).

http://www.jpss.mahidol.ac.th/PDF/JPSS-v24n2-Islam_Child_marriage_Bangladesh.pdf

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. Use of reproductive health care services among urban migrant women in BangladeshBMC Women's Health.2016, 16:15 DOI: 10.1186/s12905-016-0296-4

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/16/15

  • This article has been chosen as suggested Pre-Readings for the 4TH ANNUAL STATE OF GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM, 2017 (Urban Evolution: Optimizing Women’s Health  in the World’s Cities, March 22, 2017), Harvard University.

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/global-health-and-population/suggested-pre-readings/

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Sayema Haque Bidisha, and Israt Jahan (2016). Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Summaries of Conference Papers: Global Conference on Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World, New Delhi: Institute of Human Development (ISBN: 978-81-88315-56-7)

http://www.ihdindia.org/pesconference/pdf/abstract_book.pdf

2016

Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2016). Impact Survey on IEC/SBCC Activities 2016, Government of Bangladesh: Directorate of Family Planning, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dhaka

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam. 2016. Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. Dhaka: OSDER Publications, May 2016.

http://osderpublications.com/home/bookDetails/47 

2015

Alam, N., Merry, L., Mainul Islam, M. and Cortijo, C. (2015) International Health Professional Migration and Brain Waste: A Situation of Double-Jeopardy. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 5, 128-131.

http://file.scirp.org/pdf/OJPM_2015032015170591.pdf

2015

Hossain, Md. Bellal, Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2015), Trends, Patterns and Determinants of Marriage in Bangladesh, Population Monograph of Bangladesh, Volume 13 (ISBN: 978-984-33-9948-9), November 2015, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Government of Bangladesh. http://203.112.218.65/WebTestApplication/userfiles/Image/PopMonographs/Volume-13_MM.pdf

2014

Mohammad M. Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. 2014. Child marriage-related policies and reproductive health in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional analysisThe Lancet -19 October  2014 (Vol. 384, Page S8) DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736 (14)61871-7 http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(14)61871-7.pdf

2014

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. (2014) Effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh (Chapter 4), in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka

2014

Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, and Mohammad Mainul Islam. (2014). Overview and Introduction (Chapter 1) , in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka ( in press)

2014

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, and Tehmina Ghafur. (2014). Conclusions and Recommendations (Chapter 7), in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka (in press)

2013

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Sayema Haque Bidisha (2013). Population and Development Issues in Bangladesh, in The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol.68, No.1, Pp.43-68, June 2011 (published in July 2013).

http://ndc.gov.bd/lib_mgmt/webroot/earticle/1866/Population_and_Development_Issues_in_BD.pdf

2013

ডঃ মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম (২০১). ‘শিক্ষাসুশিক্ষা  জাতিগঠনঃ প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ’, কলা অনুষদ পত্রিকাভলিউম সংখ্যা জুলাই ২০১১জুন ২০১২ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় /Mohammad Mainul Islam: Education, Good Education and Nation Building ( in Bengali), Kala Onushod Potrika,Vol.5, No.7, July 2011-June 2012, University of Dhaka (published in July 2013)

2013

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2013). Achieving MDG 4: Is Bangladesh on the right track? In The Arts Faculty Journal, Vol.5, No.7, Pp.155-160, July 2013 (Issue of July 2011-June 2012), Dhaka: Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka 

2013

 Mohammad Mainul Islam (2013). Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh by Demographic Determinants: A Review of Demographic and Health Surveys, in Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol. 30, No. 1. Pp. 49-58, June 2013, Dhaka: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka

2012 

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). Trends, Patterns and Socioeconomic Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh in The Dhaka University Studies, Vol.67, No.2, Pp. December 2010 (published in December 2012), University of Dhaka

2012

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Jufen Liu (2012). Cross-cultural Marriage in Mainland China: Trends, Prospects and Challenges, The Studia Sociologica IV: Borderlands: cultures, enclaves, epochs,2012 Pp.122-133, 116 Annales Universaties Pedagogicae Cracoviensis, WydawnictwoNaukowe Up, Krakow, PL http://www.ifis.up.krakow.pl/studia_sociologica/images/pdf/Islam.pdf

2011

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Pang Lihua, Chen Gong and Zheng Xiaoying (2011), A Review of Ma Yinchu on Chinese Population, Society and Change, Vol.5, No. 2, April-June 2011, Pp. 28-38, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research

http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509362717.pdf 

2011

M. Islam (2011). Mortality and epidemiological transition in Bangladesh: lessons and experiences to developing countries in the new millennium, in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, August 2011, Vol. 65, Supplement, P. A 116. London: BMJ Publishing Group

http://jech.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_1/A116.3 http://jech.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_1/A116.3.full.pdf+html 

2010

Xiaoying, Zheng, Lihua Pang, Gong Chen, Yubo Liu, Lei Zhang, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Yan Lin, Haitai Wang (2010). Human Capital and Educational Demand in China: 2000-2030. In Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in China. Edited by Gordon G. Liu, Shufang Zhang, Zongyi Zhang. Singapore, USA and UK: World Scientific Publishing Co. Press Ltd; 2010: 105-122    URL: http://www.gbv.de/dms/zbw/588041785.pdf

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). 孟加拉]马伊努:北大,不了情燕园流云 (Yan Yuan Liu Yun), Peking University Press

2010

M. Islam (2010). Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Transmission and Prevention Methods in Bangladesh, in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 14, Supplement 2 (July), p. S77 DOI: URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1201-9712(10)60236-6

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). The Development of Population Policies and Consequences in China: A Review from the Perspective of Fertility. Society and Change, 2010. Vol. 4(2): April-June, Pp. 7-26, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research

http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509356870.pdf 

2008

M.M. Islam, Pei Lijun, Song Xingming and Zheng Xiaoying (2008). Examining the fourth stage of epidemiological transition in China: Some implications for health and health care provision, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S33, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971209600941 

2008

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2008). Gender Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys (1993-2004), Society and Change, Vol. II, No. 3, July-September 2008, Pp. 27-42, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research

http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509345239.pdf

2008

M.M. Islam (2008). Emergence of avian influenza in Bangladesh: Factors, consequences and policy options, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S46, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier

2008

M.M. Islam (2008).  HIV/AIDS and communication for behavior change in rural Bangladesh, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S71, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier

2006

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2006). Trends and Patterns of Mortality in China, Japan and India: A Comparative Analysis, in The Social Sciences, 2006, 1 (2):149-153, Pakistan

http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/medwelljournals/sscience/2006/149-153.pdf 

2005

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2005). Grassroots Views on Health Practices, Changes in Health Behavior and Policy Means for Health Communication in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Sociological Studies: A Journal of BISR, 2005, 1(1): 49-60, Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute of Social Research. URL:http://bisrbd.org/index.php?option=com_pubarticle&Itemid=57

2004

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2004). Health Behaviour and Communication Issues in Bangladesh, 2004. Proceedings of the 17th IAHA Conference (International Association of Historians of Asia), Dhaka, Bangladesh

2003

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2003). Problems and Issues of Health Policy and Health Communication in Bangladesh, Social Science Review, 2003, 20 (1): 157-166, Dhaka: University of Dhaka

2002

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2002). The Perspectives and Issues in Health Communication, Social Science Review, 2002, 19(2): 141-150, Dhaka: University of Dhaka

Journal Articles/ Book Chapters under Review/ in Progress

In Review
2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Tasmiah Nuzhath. Health risks of Rohingya refugee population in Bangladesh: A call for global attention

2018

Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Nazmul Alam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2017). Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites: Reflection on Global Health Research Ethics

2018

Bidisha, Sayema Haque, SM Abdullah and Mohammad Mainul Islam. Examining the long-run relationship between Dependency Ratio and Economic Growth: Time Series Evidences from Bangladesh.

2018

Bidisha, Sayema Haque, SM Abdullah, Selina Siddiqua and Mohammad Mainul Islam. The Long Run Impact of Dependency Ratio on Economic Growth in Selected Asian Countries: Evidences from Cross-Country Panel Data.

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Bidisha, Sayema Haque, Israt Jahan, Biplob Hossain, Tanveer Mahmood.  Effects of Remittances on Health Expenditure and Cost of Treatment of International Migrant Households in Bangladesh.

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam. “Integration of Population and Development Issues into Plans and Polices in Bangladesh, General Economic Division (GED), Planning Commission of Bangladesh.

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam. “Necessity of Population Issues in the Development Agenda and the 8th Five Year Plan in Bangladesh”, General Economic Division (GED), Planning Commission of Bangladesh.

In Progress
2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Zakiul Alam, Sayema Haque Bidisha and S M Abdullah. Trends, Determinants and Inequities of Caesarean Section Delivery in Bangladesh

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS/ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2018

Chair, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka ( 11-03-2018 to 10-03-2021)

2017

Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Since July 12, 2017- )

2013-2017

Associate Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 16, 2013-July 11, 2017)

2015

Adjunct Faculty, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development Studies (BIGD), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015

2013-2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health ResearchIngram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (May 1, 2013-October 31, 2014)

2006-2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 28, 2006-February 15, 2013)

2009-2013

Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2013

2012

Assistant Professor (Part-Time), Department of Textile Engineering, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Daffodil International University (DIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

2002-2006

Lecturer, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (September 24, 2002- July 27, 2006)

2003-2004

Part-Time FacultyDepartment of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003-2004

2002-2003                Guest Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Eden Women University College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2003

AWARDS/CREDENTIALS/ FELLOWSHIPS

 

  • First Prize of Academic Excellence Award 2008 of Peking University (in recognition of achievements in academic study from 2005-2008), Beijing, China, 2008
  • Nick Simons Scholar, New Investigators in Global Health (NIGH) 2010 of the Global Health Council (GHC), the 37th Annual International Conference on Global Health: Dateline 2010: Global Health Goals and Metrics, June 14-18, 2010, Washington, DC, USA, 2010
  • Winner of New Voices in Global Health (NVGH), One of the 10 winners (the 10 best abstracts published in The Lancet) for the New Voices in Global Health program 2014, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 19-22, 2014.
  • Academician of the Social Sciences - the highest honor bestowed by the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS), Palam Beach, Florida, USA, 2014
  • Winner, Global Health Axis 2014 Photo Contest ,  Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec (FRSPQ)/ Québec Population Health Research Network (QPHRN),   Canada, 2014
  • Honorary Credential Award 2008, AGD Prize of 2nd DITAN International Conference on Infectious Diseases: Globalization of Infectious Diseases, November 14-17, Beijing, China, 2008
  • Janata Bank Gold Medal Award 2003 for outstanding performance in the Master of Social Sciences (M.S.S.) Final Examination 2001, Janata Bank, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003

FELLOWSHIPS

  • GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program) Postdoctoral Fellowship, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014 ($55,125, the bursaries are aligned with the Canadian Institute of Health Research, CIHR)
  • Summer Residential Fellowship at Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) to attend the institute-‘Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global Problems, June 9-23, 2012, The Watson Institute, Brown University, RL, USA
  • Chinese Government Scholarship (2004-2009) to attend Chinese Language Program at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and PhD Program in Demography at Peking University, China Scholarship Council (CSC), China

 RESEARCH 

Research Discipline

Demography, Sociology

Research Areas

Population and Public Health, Health Promotion, Social Determinants of Health

Research Specialization   

Child Health, Reproductive Health, Urban Health, Health Communication, Population and Development
Research Interests

Global Health, Reproductive Health, Social Demography, Population and Development, Population and Health Policies, Research Ethics, China 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS/ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2018

Chair, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka ( 11-03-2018 to 10-03-2021)

2017

Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Since July 12, 2017- )

2013-2017

Associate Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 16, 2013-July 11, 2017)

2015

Adjunct Faculty, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development Studies (BIGD), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015

2013-2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health ResearchIngram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (May 1, 2013-October 31, 2014)

2006-2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 28, 2006-February 15, 2013)

2009-2013

Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2013

2012

Assistant Professor (Part-Time), Department of Textile Engineering, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Daffodil International University (DIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

2002-2006

Lecturer, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (September 24, 2002- July 27, 2006)

2003-2004

Part-Time FacultyDepartment of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003-2004

2002-2003                Guest Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Eden Women University College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2003

CURRICULUM VITAE

March 2018

অধ্যাপক ড. মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম

Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam

 Ph.D. (Demography, Peking); Post Doctorate (Global Health, GHR-CAPS, McGill)

 

 

Chairperson

Department of Population Sciences

 UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA

Room # 4050, Arts Building (3rd Floor) 

Dhaka-1000, BANGLADESH 

Tel:+88-02-9661900/6710,+88-02-9612209 

Cell: +88-01720109438, Fax:+88-02-9667222 

E-mail: mainul@du.ac.bd

 

http://www.du.ac.bd/faculty/faculty_details/POPS/649

http://www.dpsdu.edu.bd/index.php/profile/faculty-i/dr-mohammad-mainul-islam

http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/author/mainul_islam

http://www.cambridgescholars.com/t/AdvisoryBoardMohammadI

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam is Professor and Chair of the Department of Population Sciences at the University of Dhaka. Besides teaching, he has held the position of elected Member of the Syndicate -the highest decision-making body of the University of Dhaka - for two consecutive terms between 2010 and 2014.  Dr. Islam received his PhD in Demography from the Institute of Population Research at Peking University, China, in July 2009, specializing in Population Health. He got his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Sociology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2000 and 2002 respectively. Before that he passed the Secondary and Higher Secondary School Certificate Exams from Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail in 1993 and 1995, respectively.

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam completed a Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship at McGill University, Canada, between 2013 and 2014. He also got training at the Johns Hopkins Fall Institute at Barcelona, Stanford University and Brown University, and the University of Bergen in Health Policy and Management (2015), Formal Demography (2014), Population and Development (2012) and the Global Development Challenges (2008), respectively.

He was awarded the First Prize of Academic Excellence Award of Peking University in December 2008 and later he was named as the Nick Simons Scholar of the New Investigator in Global Health (NIGH) program of the Global Health Council (GHC), Washington, DC, USA in June 2010. He is a two-time winner of the 10 best abstracts of the New Voices in Global Health (NVGH) program, receiving these accolades in 2014 and 2016 at the World Health Summit (WHS) in Berlin, Germany.

His work broadly focuses on reproductive health, child health, urban health and health communication. His research also focuses on understanding population health, with specific interests in global health and population, social demography, population and development, and China studies. Mohammad has attended and presented his research at more than 58 international meetings and academic conferences around the world.

He has contributed to over 35 peer-reviewed publications, including publications of research findings as first author in PLoS ONEBMC Women’s Health and The Lancet. He has also authored and co-authored conference papers and other publications. He contributes to national daily newspapers including the bdnews24.com - the first online and widely circulated newspaper in Bangladesh (opinion section in Bengali), The Daily Bonik Barta, and The Daily Star on population, health and educational issues.

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam has authored a book (2016) entitled on Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. He is a reviewer for reputed international scholarly journals including Asian Population Studies, Population Review, PLoS ONEBMC Public Health, BMC Women’s Health, BMC Pregnancy and Child Birth and Journal of Urban Health.

Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam is Demography and Population Studies Advisory Board Member of the Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK.  He is also a member of various professional associations including the International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), the International Sociological Association (ISA), the Asian Population Association (APA), the American Population Association (PAA), the Canadian Coalition of Global Health Research (CCGHR), the Center for Health Trends and Forecasts (CHTF) affiliate network of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam has been appointed as a ‘Member’ of the Population Expert Group/Committee (PEC) of the General Economic Division's Planning Commission within the Ministry of Planning of the Government of Bangladesh since November 2017. 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS/ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2018    

Chair, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka ( 11-03-2018 to 10-03-2021)

2017

Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Since July 12, 2017- )

2013-2017

Associate Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 16, 2013-July 11, 2017)

2015

Adjunct Faculty, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development Studies (BIGD), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015

2013-2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health ResearchIngram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (May 1, 2013-October 31, 2014)

2006-2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 28, 2006-February 15, 2013)

2009-2013

Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2013

2012

Assistant Professor (Part-Time), Department of Textile Engineering, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Daffodil International University (DIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

2002-2006

Lecturer, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (September 24, 2002- July 27, 2006)

2003-2004

Part-Time FacultyDepartment of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003-2004

2002-2003                Guest Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Eden Women University College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2003

EDUCATION & TRAINING

2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health ResearchIngram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada under the GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program)

Research ProjectUse of Reproductive Health Care Services of Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh (2013-2014)

2009

Ph.D.  in Demography (Population Health), Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China (2005-2009)

Dissertation Title: Childhood Mortality Dynamics in Bangladesh: Trends, Patterns and Survival of Under-Five Aged Children

 2002

Master of Social Science (M.S.S.) in Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2000-2001)

Dissertation Title: Communication and Change in Health Behavior: A Study of Shibpur Thana in Narsingdi District

 2000

 Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.S.S. Honors) in Sociology,  Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1996-1999)

 1995

Higher Secondary School Certificate (H.S.C.) in Science, Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1993-1995)

 1993 

Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) in Science, Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1989-1993)

Others

2015

Johns Hopkins 12th Annual Fall Institute in Health Policy and Management, (attended courses are-‘Problem Solving in Public Health’; ‘Introduction to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Public Health’; ‘The Impact of the Financial, Economic and Political Crisis on Health’, ‘Quality of Life and Well-Being of Populations’), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 9-27, 2015, Barcelona, Spain.

 2014
  • 2014 Summer School in Urban Health, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Laval, August 17-21, 2014 Québec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography,  Stanford Center for Population Research and the Center for the Demography and Economics of Health & Ageing, Institute of Social Research in the Social Sciences, Stanford University, March 24-25, 2014, Palo Alto, CA, USA 
  • MyResearch at McGill Library (MyResearch is a four module graduate seminar series aimed at improving research management and dissemination), McGill Library and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McGill University, Canada, 2014
 2013

2013 Summer School in Globalization & Health InequalitiesGlobal Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), August 19-23, 2013, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2012
  • Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global ProblemsBrown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI), The Watson Institute, Brown University, June 9- 23, 2012, RI, USA
  • Summer School in Sex, Gender & Global Health ResearchGlobal Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada, 2012
 2008

Global Development Challenges (GDC),   Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS), University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway (Earned 10 ECT-European Credit Transfer Systems), 2008

 2005

Chinese Language Program College of Advanced Chinese Training of Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), Beijing, China, 2005

 

AWARDS/CREDENTIALS/ FELLOWSHIPS

  • First Prize of Academic Excellence Award 2008 of Peking University (in recognition of achievements in academic study from 2005-2008), Beijing, China, 2008
  • Nick Simons Scholar, New Investigators in Global Health (NIGH) 2010 of the Global Health Council (GHC), the 37th Annual International Conference on Global Health: Dateline 2010: Global Health Goals and Metrics, June 14-18, 2010, Washington, DC, USA, 2010
  • Winner of New Voices in Global Health (NVGH), One of the 10 winners (the 10 best abstracts published in The Lancet) for the New Voices in Global Health program 2014, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 19-22, 2014.
  • Academician of the Social Sciences - the highest honor bestowed by the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS), Palam Beach, Florida, USA, 2014
  • Winner, Global Health Axis 2014 Photo Contest ,  Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec (FRSPQ)/ Québec Population Health Research Network (QPHRN),   Canada, 2014
  • Honorary Credential Award 2008, AGD Prize of 2nd DITAN International Conference on Infectious Diseases: Globalization of Infectious Diseases, November 14-17, Beijing, China, 2008
  • Janata Bank Gold Medal Award 2003 for outstanding performance in the Master of Social Sciences (M.S.S.) Final Examination 2001, Janata Bank, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003

FELLOWSHIPS

  • GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program) Postdoctoral Fellowship, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014 ($55,125, the bursaries are aligned with the Canadian Institute of Health Research, CIHR)
  • Summer Residential Fellowship at Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) to attend the institute-‘Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global Problems, June 9-23, 2012, The Watson Institute, Brown University, RL, USA
  • Chinese Government Scholarship (2004-2009) to attend Chinese Language Program at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and PhD Program in Demography at Peking University, China Scholarship Council (CSC), China

 

  1.  

(Peer reviewed Journals, Book, Book Chapters, Monograph & Reports)

2018 Mohammad Mainul Islam. Use of Reproductive Health Care Services among Urban Slum Women in Bangladesh, Abstract will be published in in the European Journal of Public Health, May 2018 (accepted). 
2017

Islam MM, Islam MK, Hasan MS, Hossain MB (2017) Adolescent motherhood in Bangladesh: Trends and determinants. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0188294. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188294

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Tehmina Ghafur. 2016. The Prevalence and Determinants of Remarriage in Bangladesh, Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol.10, Emerald Publishing (Book title: Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage: The Transformation of Family; edited by Giovanna Gianesini & Sampson Lee Blair), October, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-78635-230-9.

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/S1530-353520160000010016

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. Marriage Before 16 or 18 years: The Effect of Marital Age on Women’s Educational Attainment in Bangladesh, The Journal of Population and Social Studies (JPSS), Volume 24, No.2 (published online: July 31, 2016).

http://www.jpss.mahidol.ac.th/PDF/JPSS-v24n2-Islam_Child_marriage_Bangladesh.pdf

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. Use of reproductive health care services among urban migrant women in BangladeshBMC Women's Health.2016, 16:15 DOI: 10.1186/s12905-016-0296-4

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/16/15

  • This article has been chosen as suggested Pre-Readings for the 4TH ANNUAL STATE OF GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM, 2017 (Urban Evolution: Optimizing Women’s Health  in the World’s Cities, March 22, 2017), Harvard University.

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/global-health-and-population/suggested-pre-readings/

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Sayema Haque Bidisha, and Israt Jahan (2016). Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Summaries of Conference Papers: Global Conference on Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World, New Delhi: Institute of Human Development (ISBN: 978-81-88315-56-7)

http://www.ihdindia.org/pesconference/pdf/abstract_book.pdf

2016

Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2016). Impact Survey on IEC/SBCC Activities 2016, Government of Bangladesh: Directorate of Family Planning, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dhaka

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam. 2016. Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. Dhaka: OSDER Publications, May 2016.

http://osderpublications.com/home/bookDetails/47 

2015

Alam, N., Merry, L., Mainul Islam, M. and Cortijo, C. (2015) International Health Professional Migration and Brain Waste: A Situation of Double-Jeopardy. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 5, 128-131.

http://file.scirp.org/pdf/OJPM_2015032015170591.pdf

2015

Hossain, Md. Bellal, Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2015), Trends, Patterns and Determinants of Marriage in Bangladesh, Population Monograph of Bangladesh, Volume 13 (ISBN: 978-984-33-9948-9), November 2015, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Government of Bangladesh. http://203.112.218.65/WebTestApplication/userfiles/Image/PopMonographs/Volume-13_MM.pdf

2014

Mohammad M. Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. 2014. Child marriage-related policies and reproductive health in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional analysisThe Lancet -19 October  2014 (Vol. 384, Page S8) DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736 (14)61871-7 http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(14)61871-7.pdf

2014

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. (2014) Effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in