Syed Masud Ahmed
Syed Masud Ahmed serves as a Senior Research Coordinator at the Research and Evaluation Division of BRAC University (http://www.brac.net/research) in Bangladesh. Ahmed graduated from Dhaka Medical College in 1978 and accomplished the M.P.H. degree from NIPSOM in 1991. He was a Visiting Fellow (David E. Bell Fellow) in population and international health at Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies during 1997. Ahmed received his Ph.D. degree from Karolinska Institutet University, Sweden, in 2005. He joined BRAC in June 1992. His research interests include studying the impact of microcredit-based development interventions on the health and wellbeing of the poor, especially the ultrapoor, and exploring the mechanisms of such impact; gender and health; health equity and improving health system’s ability to reach the poorest of the poor and disadvantaged populations; human resources for health. He has published extensively in national and international peer-reviewed journals and authored book chapters, monographs, and working papers. He is an Adjunct Faculty at the James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.
Biography Updated on 12 September 2012