Mumtaz Begum

Dr Mumtaz Begum

Research Fellow level B

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Dr Mumtaz Begum is a Research Fellow at Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide. During PhD, she studied the epidemiology of type 1 diabetes in South Australian children, using linked administrative datasets from the Early Childhood Health and Development project database. She has a background in nutrition, international health, and epidemiology and is interested in child health, perinatal epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, and diabetes.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2020 - ongoing Research Fellow University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2018 Academic tutor University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2018 Research Assistant South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
    2017 - 2017 Professional Academic staff University of Adelaide
    2007 - 2016 Lecturer in Food and Nutrition University of Peshawar, Peshawar
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2021 Research Award AMS/Biomedicine Publication Award Adelaide Medical School/School of Biomedicine Australia -
    2020 Research Award Publication of the Month Robinson Research Institute, The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2019 Scholarship Travel Grant The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2016 Scholarship Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI) The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2015 Award Best oral presentation International workshop on Nutrition Policy to Practice in Pakistan: Exploring the challenges & research opportunitie Pakistan -
    2012 Scholarship Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship The University of Tokyo Japan -
    2005 Distinction Gold Medal for securing first/top position with High Distinction The University of Peshawar Pakistan -
    2005 Award Certificate of Excellence in Education/ Star Laureate 2005 South Asian Publication Pakistan -
    2003 Distinction Gold Medal for securing first/top position The University of Peshawar Pakistan -
    2002 Scholarship Outstanding academic achievements scholarship IQRA University Peshawar Pakistan -
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2016 - 2020 University of Adelaide Australia PhD (Public Health)
    2012 - 2014 University of Tokyo Japan MHSc (Master of Health Science)
    2003 - 2005 University of Peshawar Pakistan M.Sc (Food and Nutrition)
    1999 - 2003 University of Peshawar Pakistan B.Sc (Food and Nutrition)
  • Research Interests

Year           Role                     Institution                                Course

2018-22    Guest Lecturer     The University of Adelaide       LIFESPAN NUTRITION HLTH

2018         Tutor                     The University of Adelaide       PUB HLTH 1001 - Health and Illness in Populations

2018         Tutor                     The University of Adelaide       PUB HLTH 2007 - Epidemiology for Health & Medical Sciences

2016          Lecturer              University of Peshawar           Nutrition Epidemiology

2014-16     Lecturer              University of Peshawar           Advanced Dietetics

2014-16     Lecturer              University of Peshawar          Nutrition and Immunity

2015          Lecturer              University of Peshawar          Research Methodology

2014          Lecturer              University of Peshawar          Nutritional Management in Disaster

2007-12     Lecturer              University of Peshawar          Nutrition and Health

2007-12     Lecturer             University of Peshawar           Nutrition Through Life cycle

2007-09     Lecturer             University of Peshawar          Fundamentals of Food and Nutrition













  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2018 - ongoing Member Australasian Epidemiological Association Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member The Nutrition Society of Australia Australia
    2015 - 2016 - British Nutrition Society -
    2015 - ongoing Member Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetics Association Pakistan
  • Position: Research Fellow level B
  • Phone: 83138147
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  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Helen Mayo North, floor 1
  • Org Unit: Medical Specialties

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