Habiba Jahan

Habiba Jahan

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Habiba Jahan is a general practitioner and academic registrar of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She is currently working on a quantitative study at University of Adelaide under Prof Nigel Stocks. Her study is based on MedicineInsight Database-“General Practice management of depression after coronary heart disease”.
She is also working on a project that has been selected for RACGP Diabetes grant for 2021-2022 on “The effect of the use of Metformin on patients with pre-diabetes” with the research team at Department of General practice at University of Adelaide.
She have been selected as the chair of the Early career research subcommittee for 2021-2022.

She holds a Diploma in Child Health (University of Sydney) and a Certificate course in Emergency medicine (ACEM).
She enjoys working as a GP at Hindmarsh Bowden Health, South Australia. She has special interest for Women’s and Children’s health, Mental health issues and chronic diseases. She wants to implement evidence-based practice in primary care setting.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2021 Academic Registrar (Part time) University of Adelaide
    2021 - 2021 Fellowship Royal Australian college of General Practitioners
    2020 GP Registrar (part time) Hindmarsh Bowden Health
    2020 - 2020 Resident Medical Officer Modbury Hospital
    2020 - 2020 GP Registrar Montague Farm Medical Center
    2019 - 2020 GP Registrar Watto Purrunna Aboriginal Health Service
    2018 - 2019 GP Registrar Clovercrest Family Practice
    2017 - 2018 Resident Medical Officer Lyell McEwin Hospital
    2016 - 2017 Resident Medical Officer Royal Darwin Hospital
    2015 - 2015 Medical Observer Grace Center for Newborn care, Children’s Hospital
    2013 - 2014 Resident Medical Officer Shahabuddin Medical College & Hospital
    2012 - 2013 Junior Medical Officer (Internship) Sir Salimullah Medical College & Mitford Hospital
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2012 Sir Salimullah Medical College & Mitford Hospital Bangladesh MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2017 Emergency Medical Certificate Australian College of Emergency Medicine
    2016 Diploma in Child Health University of Sydney Australia

Research Grants and Projects

Primary investigator of “General practice management of depression after incident coronary heart disease”-A quantitative analysis based on MedicineInsight database- supervised by Prof Nigel Stocks, A/Professor David Gonzalez, A/Professor Jill Benson, Dr Carla Bernardo at Department of General Practice at University of Adelaide.
12 months research project funded by RACGP under AGPT program.

Co-investigator “Do patients with pre-diabetes managed with Metformin achieve better glycaemic control? A national study using general practice data”- A quantitative study based on MedicineInsight data. 

Was awarded 2021 RACGP grant/ Diabetes Australia grant.

Assisted in data collection in the study “The role of Magnesium in the treatment of acute asthma in adults and its effects on beta-2 adrenergic receptor function” - An audit based on Lyell McEwin Hospital’s Emergency presentation of acute asthma with a Category 1 priority under Dr Busutill.
Cervical Screening Test (CST) audit and skin cancer procedure-Sonic Healthcare Limited, February 2018-January 2019.
Co-investigator of “Health Care Seeking Behavior of The Adult Rural Population of Keraniganj Upzilla” – A Cross-sectional descriptive study in Kearniganj, Bangladesh (April-May 2010)
Research Assistant: Drug resistant Tuberculosis in Bangladesh.
Sir Salimullah Medical College and hospital, Bangladesh, Medicine department.                                                                      Responsibility: Data collection, entry, attend project meeting and seminars.


Teaching Experience

Examiner at 3rd and 5th year medical students' OSCE stations.

Contributed to writing and assessing MCQ and Clinical scenarios for medical students at University of Adelaide.

Involved in Case based learning of 1st year and 2nd year medical students at University of Adelaide

Participated at clinical lecture 5th year medical students on General practice presentation.
Involved in teaching with Bangladesh Medical Association of South Australia (BAMSSA) - An organization to support International Medical Graduates from Bangladesh to prepare for AMC exams and gain entrance at Australian health care system. (Voluntary)
IMGSOS - Teacher at IMGSOS (September 2015-December 2015)
Delivering online education and case base learning for doctors preparing for AMC Clinical examination.
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2021 - 2023 Treasurer Bangladesh Medical Society of South Australia (BAMSSA) Bangladesh Medical Society of South Australia (BAMSSA) Australia
    2021 - 2022 Chair Early career research sub-committee Australasia association of Academic Primary care (AAAPC) Australia

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