Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Sabiha Nasrin

Sabiha Nasrin

Sabiha Nasrin

Master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology

Dr. Sabiha Nasrin is a graduate in medicine with a Master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology. She has 2 years of training in Pediatrics, and she has been involved in a number of research projects at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) since 2009. During her clinical fellowship at icddr,b, Dr. Nasrin was directly involved with the management of cholera outbreaks and epidemiology. She was trained by experienced physicians to practice evidence-based treatment protocols and follow the WHO guidelines with minor modifications in assessing dehydration. She has experience working at the icddr,b Emergency Department, and she worked as a Research Physician Manager with Dr. Adam Levine, Associate Professor of Brown University, who launched the “Dehydration: Assessing Kids Accurately (DHAKA)” study to develop new tools for diagnosing and managing dehydration in children with cholera and other severe diarrheal disease in humanitarian emergencies and resource limited settings. She was also involved in the “Single Dose Oral Cholera Vaccine Study in Dhaka, Bangladesh (SCVB)” project. Currently, Dr. Nasrin is working as a Medical Officer in an effectiveness trial at an icddr,b urban field site.