Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Dr. Mohammad Delwer Hossain Hawlader

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor                     

PhD, University of Tsukuba, Japan
MPH, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
MBBB, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 2297

Curriculum Vitae



Dr. Mohammad Delwer Hossain Hawlader is a medical scientific professional with having 17 years of professional experience, which included more than 11 years experiences in public health research and project management and almost 3 years’ experience of teaching in public health. Currently he has been working as Assistant Professor, Dept. of Public Health at North South University (NSU). Dr. Delwer has achieved PhD degree from University of Tsukuba, Japan in 2014. Prior to this, he has acquired masters in public health from Karolinska Institute, Sweden in 2006 and MBBS from Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka University in 1999. During his research period, Dr. Delwer has worked in International Center for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b). His research project was mostly based on international collaboration with world renowned universities and funded by different donor agencies. Dr. Delwer’s research interest is maternal and child health, nutrition and chronic disease research. His research articles have been published in reputed international peer reviewed journals and some local journals.

1. Hawlader MDH, Noguchi E, El Arifeen S, Persson LA, Moore SE, Raqib R, Wagatsuma Y. Nutritional status and childhood wheezing in rural Bangladesh. Public Health Nutr. 2014 Jul; 17(7):1570-1557.    
2. Mohammad D. H. Hawlader, Enbo Ma, Emiko Noguchi, Makoto Itoh, Shams E. Arifeen, Lars Ake Persson, Sophie E. Moore, Rubhana Raqib,Yukiko Wagatsuma. Ascaris lumbricoids infection as a risk factor for asthma and atopy in rural Bangladeshi children. Tropical Medicine and Health. 2014; 42(2): 77-85.    
3. M. Delwer Hossain Hawlader, M. Arifuzzaman, M. Tajul Islam. Thalassaemia. Shahtha Shonglap (icddr,b). 2009; 17 (2): ISSN 1021-2078.     
4. Hawkesworth S, Wagatsuma Y, Kahn AI, Hawlader MD, Fulford AJ, Arifeen SE, Persson LÅ, Moore SE. Combined food and micronutrient supplements during pregnancy have limited impact on child blood pressure and kidney function in rural Bangladesh. J Nutr. 2013 May; 143(5):728-34.    
5. Khan AI, Hawkesworth S, Hawlader MD, El Arifeen S, Moore S, Hills AP, Wells JC, Persson LÅ, Kabir I. Body composition of Bangladeshi children: comparison and development of leg-to-leg bioelectrical impedance equation. J Health Popul Nutr. 2012 Sep; 30(3):281-90.    
6. Sultan Ahmed, Yukiko Wagatsuma, Maria Kippler, Renee Gardner, Hawlader MDH, Rubhana Raqib, Marie Vather. Arsenic exposure and cell-mediated immunity in pre-school children in rural Bangladesh. Toxicol Sci. 2014 Sep; 141(1):166-175.    
7. Haruko Takeuchi, Md Al Fazal Khan, Mohammad Yunus, Md Imrul Hasan, Delwer Hossain Hawlader, Sayaka Takanashi, Hirotsugu Kano, Khalequz Zaman, Hafizul R Chowdhury, Yukiko Wagatsuma, Shinji Nakahara, Tsutomu Iwata. Anti-Ascaris Immunoglobulin E associatedwithbronchial hyper-reactivity in 9-year-old rural Bangladeshi children. Allergology Int. 2016 Apr; 65(2): 141-6.    
8. Haruko Takeuchi, Al Fazal Khan, Mohammad Imrul Hasan, Mohammad Delwer Hossain Hawlader, Mohammad Yunus, Khalequz Zaman, Hafizur Rahman Chowdhury, Sayaka Takanashi, Yukiko Wagatsuma, Tsutomu Iwata. Comment on IgE responses to Ascaris and mite tropomyosins are risk factors for asthma. Clin Exp Allergy. 2016 Jan; 46(1): 178-80.       9. ABMS Alam, ASMB Karim, MZ Hussan, MDH Hawlader, JA Begum. Effect of nutritional therapy on serum phosphate concentration in children with severe Protein Energy Malnutrition. DS (child) HJ. 2009; 25: 21-25.    
10. Animesh Biswas, Jahangir Hossain, Abu Sayeed Md. Abdullah, Koustuv Dalal, Saidur Rahman Mashreky and Delwer Hossain Hawlader. Rescue and Emergency Management of a Water-Related Disaster: A Bangladeshi Experience. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health. 2017; 4(1): 1-9.

Awarded Japanese Government Scholarship (Monbusho Scholarship), from Oct 2009 to March 2014    

Awarded the best paper of the year 2015 by the “Journal of Tropical Medicine and Health” for the research   article “Ascaris lumbricoids infection as a risk factor for asthma and atopy in rural Bangladeshi children. Tropical Medicine and Health. 2014; 42(2): 77-85

PhD (Epidemiology), University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, March 2014 
MPH, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2006 
MBBS, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka University, May 1999


Assistant Professor (Dept. of Public Health) – North South University (NSU) 

Assistant Professor (Dept. of Epidemiology, Faculty of Public Health) – Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS) 

Guest Faculty – Institute of Child Health (ICH), Mirpur - 2, Dhaka

Health Consultant, Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA), Prime Minister’s Office 

Senior Research Investigator - International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)

Research Investigator - International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) 

Assistant Manager (Medical) – Duncan Brothers (BD) Ltd 

Medical Officer (Paediatrics) – Central Hospital Ltd


PBH 642: Epidemiology 1
PBH 101: Introduction to Public Health
PBH 805: Research Proposal
PBH 806: Thesis
PBH 605: Internship

Member, Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC)    
Member, Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA)    
Member, World Allergy Organization (WAO)    
Member, International Epidemiological Association (IEA)    
Member, Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI)    
Ex Member, Hospital Infection Committee, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences    
Ex member, Rotaract club    
Ex member, Shandhani

Maternal and Child Health
Chronic Diseases
Injury and Accident