Mumtaz Begum

Dr Mumtaz Begum

Research Fellow

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I am a Research Fellow in the Discipline of General Practice, Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide. During PhD, I studied the epidemiology of type 1 diabetes in South Australian children, using linked administrative datasets from the Early Childhood Health and Development project database. I have background in nutrition, international health, and epidemiology. I am interested in child health, perinatal epidemiology, type 1 diabetes, nutrition, and primary health care.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2020 Research Fellow University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2019 Tutor University of Adelaide
    2007 - 2016 Lecturer in Food and Nutrition University of Peshawar, Peshawar
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    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 The University of Peshawar Pakistan
    2005 Award Certificate of Excellence in Education/ Star Laureate 2005 South Asian Pubilcation Pakistan
    2003 Distinction Gold Medal The University of Peshawar Pakistan
    2002 Scholarship Outstanding academic achievements scholarhsip IQRA University Peshawar Pakistan
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2016 - 2020 University of Adelaide Australia PhD in Medicine
    2012 - 2014 University of Tokyo Japan MHSc (Master of Health Science)
    2003 - 2005 University of Peshawar Pakistan M.Sc Home Economics (Food and Nutrition)
    2003 - 2000 University of Peshawar Pakistan B.Sc Home Economics (Food and Nutrition)
  • Research Interests

Year           Role                     Institution                                Course

2019         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 and Medical Sciences

2018         Guest Lecturer    The University of Adelaide       LIFESPAN NUTRITION HLTH

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
  • Phone: 83138147
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  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Helen Mayo North, floor 1
  • Room: N113
  • Org Unit: General Practice

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