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Sabiha Nasrin

Sabiha Nasrin

Research Physician, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh

Dr. Sabiha Nasrin, MBBS, MPH is a Research Physician at International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b). She is involved in a number of research projects at icddr,b since 2009. Her works focus on managing acute illness of children, such as, diarrheal disease, pneumonia and malnutrition in resource limited setting. During her clinical fellowship at icddr,b, Dr. Nasrin was directly involved with the management of cholera outbreaks and epidemiology. Since 2014, in collaboration with Brown University Dr. Nasrin played a significant role to develop and test new clinical prediction models, ultrasound-based tools and mobile health tools for assessing dehydration in young children under five in Bangladesh. Dr. Nasrin continued her partnership with researchers from Brown University and launched another study earlier this year at icddrb,b’s Dhaka Hospital to develop and validate new age-specific clinical diagnostic models to assess dehydration. Recently Dr. Nasrin completed The Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Scholars Research Training (GCSRT) program.