Independent University, Bangladesh
Doctor S M Raysul Haque
Doctor S M Raysul Haque
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health,
School of Pharmacy and Public Health
Room No: BC10011
Email Address:
Phone Number: 2523

    Research Profile

Journal Paper,
Conference Paper,
Book Chapter,

Md. Hasan, M.S.; Sadia Tasfina, MPH; S.M. Raysul Haque, MBBS, MPH; KM Saif-Ur-Rahman, MBBS, MPH; Md. Khalequzzaman, MBBS, MPH, PhD; Wasimu

, " Association of biomass fuel smoke with respiratory symptoms among children under five years of age in urban areas: Results from Bangladesh Urban Health Survey, 2013", Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine , 24, 65 (2019). , 2019,

Nurnabi Sheikh, Raisul Akram, Nausad Ali, SM Raysul Haque, Shabareen Tisha, Rashidul Alam, Mahumud, Abdur Razzaque Sarker and Marufa 

, "Infant and young child feeding practice, dietary diversity, associated predictors, and child health outcomes in Bangladesh", Journal of Child Health Care, , June 2019, DOI: 10.1177/1367493519852486 , 2019,

S. M. Raysul Haque, Shabareen Tisha, M. Omar Rahman 

, "Assessing Self-Reported General Health in Rural Bangladesh: Updating a User Friendly Tool ", International Journal of Prevention and Treatment, Vol. 6 No. 2, 2017, pp. 19-27. Doi: 10.5923/j.ijpt.20170602.01 , 2017,

S. M. Raysul Haque, Shabareen Tisha, Munmun Mustafa, M. Omar Rahman

, " Pattern of Medication Use and Its Association with Self-Reported Health in, Bangladesh", American Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Vol. 5 No. 1, 2015, pp. 31-41. Doi: 10.5923/j.ajmms.20150501.07 , 2015,

S. M. Raysul Haque, Shabareen Tisha, Nafisa Huq

, "Poor Birth Size a Badge of Low Birth Weight Accompanying Less Antenatal Care in Bangladesh with Substantial Divisional Variation: Evidence from BDHS – 2011 ", Public Health Research, Vol. 5 No. 6, 2015, pp. 184-191. Doi: 10.5923/j.phr.20150506.03 , 2015,

S. M. Raysul Haque, Wasimul Bari 

, "Positive Role of Maternal Education on Measles Vaccination Coverage in Bangladesh ", International Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences , Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 11-17. Doi: 10.5923/j.ijpbs.20130301.02 , 2013,
  1. Project Title:  PURE Study - Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiological Study : The largest Prospective cohort study to track changing lifestyles, risk factors and chronic disease in urban and rural areas of 27 countries in low-, middle-, and high-income regions of th
    Project Manager: M. Omar Rahman, PI; S M Raysul Haque, Research Associate
  1. Project Title: Text messaging reminders to raise care seeking among depressed women in rural Bangladesh - to determine the impact of automated text messaging reminders on rates of care seeking - funded by South Asian Hub for Advocacy, Research and Education on Mental He
    Project Manager: Dr. Nafisa Haq, PI; S M Raysul Haque, Research Associate
  1. Project Title: General Health perception and Heath Assessment
    Project Manager: S M Raysul Haque, PI; Shabareen Tisha, Research Associate
  1. Project Title: Current Situation of Medicine Availability without Prescription and the Role of Sells Person of the Drug Outlets in Dhaka City - funded under short-term research by School of Public Health, Independent University Bangladesh.
    Project Manager: S M Raysul Haque, PI; Shabareen Tisha, Research Associate
  1. Project Title: Self-reported General Health and Medicine consumption in rural Bangladesh
    Project Manager: S M Raysul Haque PI; M Omar Rahman, Shabareen Tisha
  1. HSC-530 : Human Health & Disease
  1. HSC-532 : Epidemiology II
  1. HSC-540 : Research Methods III
  1. HSC-531 : Epidemiology I

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, School of Pharmacy and Public Health, Independent University Bangladesh

June 2018 – till date


Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health, Independent University Bangladesh

November 2016 – June 2018


Lecturer and Research Associate, School of Public Health and CHPD (Centre for Health population and Development) Independent University Bangladesh

November 2013 – November 2016


Company Doctor, Environment, Health & Safety unit, Banglalink Digital Communication Limited.

October 2010 – October 2013


In- House Physician, Environment, Health & Safety unit, Banglalink an Orascom Telecom Company.

July 2009 – September 2010

Professional Membership:

  §  IEA - International Epidemiological Association, USA.  Membership number – 00008182

  §  EFI - Epidemiology Foundation of India. Membership number – 00864.

  §  Registered member of Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council. Membership number – A44459

  §  Life Member of Bangladesh Private Medical Practitioners Association. Membership number – 1241


Honors and Awards:

  §  Plenary Speaker at 4th UPHEC - 2018

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan International Conference on Public Health – 2018, with the theme “Improving Quality of Life Through Multi Sector Collaboration”. I was invited and sponsored by Public Health Faculty and International Conference Committee of Universitas Ahmad Dahlan at Yogyakarta, Indonesia, February 21-22, 2018 as Plenary speaker.

  §  SHARE’s Studentship Awards - 2014

South Asia Hub for Advocacy, Education and Research in mental health awarded studentships for "Leadership in Mental Health", jointly organized awarded by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Sangath, Goa, India.  It was a capacity building component course in mental health worth USD – 2000.

  §  Student Scholarship for MPH program at IUB -2011

School of Public Health (SPH), Independent University Bangladesh (IUB), awarded me merit-based Scholarship.

  §  Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards”- 2011 in the category, Managing Health at Work.

Awarded by Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress and Stars of the Industry Group, with CMO Asia as strategic partner.Banglalink an Orascom Telecom Company achieve Asia’s best employer brand award, 2011 in the category of “Award for Managing Health at work’’ and I was the company doctor of banglalink. Basically this award was for organizing various health events like health awareness program on time demanding issues like “Hypertension management for corporate workers”, celebrating different internationally  health days like “world health day”, health related CSR activities like “voluntary


  • Masters of Public Health [ Epidemiology ], 2012
    Independent University, Bangladesh
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery [ MBBS ], 2006
    Mymensingh Medical College Hospital