Class of 2009
Major Professor: Kenneth Brown
Dr. Hossain received an M.B.B.S (graduate degree in medical science) from the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, and a D.C.H. in Pediatric Medicine from Dhaka University, Bangladesh. His current position is Scientist, Center for Nutrition and Food Security & Clinical Lead, Nutrition Unit, at Dhaka Hospital, ICDDR, B. His focus is on pediatric clinical services, hospital- and community-based clinical and nutritional research, and teaching about human nutrition, diarrheal diseases, research methodology, and biostatistics. His research interests include: management of severely malnourished children; long chain fatty acid in preterm and malnourished children; use of soy protein in malnourished children; and short chain fatty acid in diarrheal diseases. He is also an Adjunct Faculty for the Public Health Nutrition Course of James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.