Dr. Rosy Sultana

DSCN4872Dr. Rosy Sultana is presently working as a Doctoral student at the Institute for Developing Science and Health Initiatives (ideSHi).  She has been conducting her research work on “Influence of Hepatitis- E viral load and genotypes on pregnant urban dwellers of Bangladesh” since February 2016.  She graduated from Sher-E – Bangla Medical College, Barisal under the University of Dhaka in 1989. She joined the Department of Immunology, BIRDEM in 1995 as a Research Fellow with an aim to develop her career in Immunology. She obtained the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree in Immunology from BIRDEM Academy, under the University of Dhaka in 2002 and did her research work on “Prevalence of antibodies against measles, mumps and rubella in Bangladeshi children: a pilot study to evaluate the need for integrated vaccination strategy.” Subsequently she served as an Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, BIRDEM, Course –Coordinator of BSc (Hon’s) in Laboratory Science courses of National Health Care Network (NHN), and Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences (BIHS), enterprises of the Bangladesh Diabetic Somity (BADAS) and conducted different training programs of BADAS. She is also working as a Consultant Immunologist at Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences & Hospital (BIHSH). During her tenure, she attended a number of National and International Conferences in home and abroad. She has a good number of publications in National and International journals. Her research interest includes infectious diseases in the field of bacteriology, Virology and parasitology, Immunology, Molecular Genetics, and Bioinformatics.  She is the Life-member of Bangladesh Society of Pathologist (BSP), Bangladesh Society of Medical Immunologists (BSMI) and a member of Bangladesh Asiatic Society.