Saima Islam

Mrs Saima Islam

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Research Associate

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Saima Is a PhD student at ARCPOH, University of Adelaid. Saima joined ARCPOH as a Research Associate in September 2012. She completed a BSc (Honours) in Statistics and an MSc in Statistics (majoring in Demography) at the University of Rajshahi, a leading university in Bangladesh. Prior to her current role at ARCPOH, Saima worked at the Demography Unit in Rajshahi University, Bangladesh as a Research Assistant for 2 years and as a Lecturer in Statistics and Research Methodology at the International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC), a fast growing private university in Bangladesh, for 2 years. She has many years of experience as a quantitative researcher in the fields of Population Health, Women's Health and Fertility, Obesity, Medical Statistics, and Child Health. Her work has appeared in Journal of Biosocial Science (an ERA ‘A' ranked journal) and Anthropological Science. She is currently involved in a number of projects including the National Dental Telephone Interview Survey (NDTIS) and the Child Dental Health Survey (CDHS) with the AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit (DSRU).

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2011 - 2016 Research Associate ARCPOH
    2008 - 2008 Adjunct Lecturer Department of Business Administration, Northern University
    2006 - 2008 Lecturer of Statistics and Mathematics Department of Business Administration, International Islamic University of Chittagong
    2004 - 2006 Research Assistant Demography Unit, Department of Statistics
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Bengali Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi Bangladesh Masters in Statistics
    University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi Bangladesh BSc (Hons) in Statistics.
  • Research Interests

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2012 MD. GOLAM HOSSAIN., MD. KAMRUZZAMN., MD. ASHRAFUL ISLAM., Islam, S., & RASHIDUL ALAM. (2012). Association between Body Mass Index and Socio-Demographic Facton of Univenity Female Students in Bangladesh: Observed Trends in BMI. South Asia Anthropologist, 12(2), 175-181.
    2011 HOSSAIN, M. G., SABIRUZZAMAN, M., ISLAM, S., HISYAM, R. Z., LESTREL, P. E., & KAMARUL, T. (2011). Influence of anthropometric measures and socio-demographic factors on menstrual pain and irregular menstrual cycles among university students in Bangladesh. Anthropological Science, 119(3), 239-246.
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    2010 HOSSAIN, M. G., ISLAM, S., AIK, S., ZAMAN, T. K., & LESTREL, P. E. (2010). AGE AT MENARCHE OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN BANGLADESH: SECULAR TRENDS AND ASSOCIATION WITH ADULT ANTHROPOMETRIC MEASURES AND SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS. Journal of Biosocial Science, 42(05), 677-687.
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    2010 Islam, S., Md. Golam Hossain., Md. Sabiruzzaman., & Fumio Ohtsuki. (2010). AGE AT MENARCHE OF UEffect of craniofacial measures on the cephalic index of Japanese adult female students.. Anthropological Science, 118(2), 117-122.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2017 Islam, S., & Brennan, D. (2017). Assessing Nutrition as a Mediator between Oral and General Health. Poster session presented at the meeting of Assessing Nutrition as a Mediator between Oral and General Health. San Francisco, USA.
  • Report for External Bodies

Year Title
2017 Oliver Rutherford-turner Award
2015 International College of Dentists, Australian section community oral health award (ADRF)
2013 APHCRI Centre of Research Excellence in Primary Oral Health Care Scholarship

 

At the University of Adelaide, School of Dentistry, I deliver tutorials for Evidence Based Dentistry (1st and 2nd Year BDS and BOH students).

Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Business Administration, Northern University, Mar 2008 - Jul 2008.

Lecturer of Statistics and Mathematics, Department of Business Administration, International Islamic University of Chittagong, Sep 2006 - Jul 2008.

  • Position: Research Associate
  • Phone: 83134048
  • Email: saima.islam@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 3070
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 9
  • Room: WS9105.16
  • Org Unit: ARCPOH

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