Department of Biostatistics

The department of Biostatistics started its journey in 2008 as one of the co- departments of BIHS. Since its inception the department has been engaged in teaching biostatistics in all MPhil and MS courses at basic and advanced level. The emphasis is on application of biostatistics in various dimensions of health and health care services. The department excels in data analysis using statistical package like SPSS and provides assistance /consultancy to students and colleagues. The department provides help to students and colleagues in developing research projects and data analysis and writing of scientific articles and also provides help to other organizations, universities and institutions in running their biostatistics courses. These organizations include, BSMMU, NIPSOM, icddr,b, BMRC and a host of others.

The department is headed by prof. MA Hafez who has long 38 years of experience of teaching biostatistics. He has also experience of working with WHO, SEARO, New Delhi, India as its Long term staff member for six years and of working with Ministry of Health, Islamabad, Pakistan and health sectors including Ministry of Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has also worked in private organizations / universities. His team in BUHS consists of five regular faculty members and a host of distinguished scholars, Professors, Associate professors and distinguished researchers of both home and abroad on honorary/ part time basis.

Visiting & Mailing Address

Department of Biostatistics
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
Room No: E15, E16, 125/1, Darus Salam
Mirpur-1, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.
Phone: [880] 2-8055312, 9010654
Fax: [880] 2-8055312


Visiting Hours: 10AM - 4PM

Head of the Department

Prof. M A Hafez
Contact No: [880]-2-8035501, Ext. 1315
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Faculty Members

Honorary/Adjunct Faculties

Honorary Professor
Prof. M Kabir, PhD
Prof. Shahadat Ali Mallick, MSc Stat., MS
Prof. Shahjahan Khan, PhD

Adjunct Faculties
Taslim Sazzad Mallick, PhD
Md Sheikh Giash Uddin, PhD

Full-Time Faculties

Prof. M A Hafez

Associate Professor 

Md. Humayun Kabir

Assistant Professor

Dr. Md. Manir Hossain Mollah

Sr. Lecturer
Afsana Afroz
Hasina Akhter Chowdhury
SM Shamiul Hoque Chowdhury

Part-Time Faculty

Md Shahjahan, PhD

Research / Teaching/ Assistant /Associate

Md Azad Uddin, MSc in Statistics, PhD in Course (Japan)

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