SABINA FAIZ RASHID

Dean and Professor

BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

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Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid, is Dean and Professor at BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health at Brac University. She has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Social Anthropology, and a PhD in Medical Anthropology and Public Health from The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. She joined the School in 2004 and was appointed as Dean in 2013. In addition to the overall leadership and management of the School, Dr. Rashid has been integral to the founding and growth of the international Master of Public Health (MPH) program and the School. The MPH program was established in 2005 and till date has 530 alumni from 30 countries. 

 

Dr. Rashid specializes in ethnographic and qualitative research. with a focus on urban slum communities, adolescents, and marginalized groups (i.e refugee populations, sexual minorities, etc). She is particularly interested in examining the impact of structural and intersectional factors on the ability of these populations to realize their health and rights and access to services. In 2008, she founded the Centre for Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (GSRHR) and co-founded the Centre for Urban Equity and Health (CUEH) in 2013; both focus on research, capacity building with a focus on influencing program designs and policies in the country. 

 

Dr. Rashid has led several multi country research and capacity building grants with international partners including the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK; KIT, Netherlands, University of Amsterdam, Radboud University, Netherlands; EngenderHealth, USA, Guttmacher Institute, USA; African Population Health Research Centre, Kenya; CREA, India, TARSHI, India; and with local partners BRAC Gender and Advocacy Unit, Government of Bangladesh, national SRHR NGOs, LGBT networks, and BLAST, a legal aid organization. She has been awarded research and capacity building grants from the World Bank, WHO, Gates, USAID, NUFFIC, NWOTRO, EU, Dutch Embassy, WHO, IDRC, DFID, and IWHC. She serves on several national and global boards and committees.

 

Dr. Rashid has over 80 publications (peer reviewed articles, book reports, book chapters and reports), and has been awarded as lead/co-lead, approximately US$15 million in research and capacity building grants.

 

 

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Dean and Professor

BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University                  

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