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Professional Profile

Professor Omar Rahman is currently Vice Chancellor at Independent University, Bangladesh. He is also concurrently Professor of Demography, Dean of the School of Public Health and Director of the Centre for Health, Population and Development. Prior to joining Independent University in 2003, Professor Rahman was Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Demography at Harvard University, and a Research Fellow in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He remains an adjunct faculty member in Demography at the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health. He was also appointed as Behavioral Scientist in Labor & Population unit of RAND, Santa Monica, CA.


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Member, American Public Health Association
Member, Population Association of America
Member, American Psychiatric Association


HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS


1999-2001

PRITE fellow, American College of Psychiatry

1994-1999

Principal  Investigator  of Program Project entitled “Healthy Aging in Rural Societies” funded by National Institute on Aging and National Institute on Child Health and Development

1993-1998

Special Emphasis Research Career Award (SERCA) in the Demography of Aging from the National Institute on Aging

1987-1990

Awarded National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) National Research Service Award (NRSA), through the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

1986-1987

Awarded Kellogg Fellowship, Harvard School of Public Health

1979-1983

Awarded Northwestern University Medical School Fellowship

1975-1979

Awarded Harvard College Scholarship