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Professor Gias U Ahsan, Pro-Vice Chancellor(D) has been awarded the outstanding Mahidol University Award 2017

Professor Gias U Ahsan, Pro vice chancellor (D) has been awarded the outstanding Mahidol University Award 2017 among the international and National Graduate Alumni of the MAHIDOL University, the best university in public health and biomedical sciences in Asia. It is highly prestigious for North South university and our nation since the selection is based on academic excellence, leadership in research, innovation and development towards society and nation. The Award Ceremony held at the Royal ReverbHotel on March 17, 2018 where more than thousands high level academicians, researchers, high officials and scientists were present. North South University BoT Chairmam Mohammad Shajahan was invited and graced the occasion.

He has been awarded PhD degree (Epidemiology), MPHM, and DTM&H degrees , as a full bright scholar of the World Health Organization (WHO/TDR), from the Mahidol University, Thailand which is recognized as the center of excellence for higher education and research in public health and bioscience in the world. He has been selected from thousands of PhD and Master degree alumni world wide based on academic, research excellence , innovation in field of health science and public health and leadership toward human well-being.

This highly prestigious awarded today at 10 am in in a It is also a Great honor for North South University and Bangladesh as a whole.

He had also been working as the Technical Advisor to Regional Director, WHO South East Asia Region and contributing in effective Innovation and policy formulation for our region.
He has been contributing for more than 28 years as senior Academician & Researcher.
He has been most active executive board member of many national and international professional and scientific organization including Excom member of the ICAAP12, Fund Raisinf sub com member of ICAAP12, and he has been actively involved in following bodies:

1. Executive Borad Member & Secretary General of South East Asia Public Health Education Institution Networn (SEAPHEIN ), secretariat at Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University,

2. Founder Director & Country Coordinator of EcoHealth Network in Asia, secretariat at Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, ,

3. Visiting Professor & Coordinator of MPHM Alumni Network ( Bangladesh) , AIHD, Mahidol University ,

4. Visiting Professor & President of the TROPMED Alumni Network ( Bangladesh) , Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Bangkok-10400, Mahidol University , Thailand.

5. Coordinator/ Focal person ( Bangladesh) of collaboration with Assumption University , Bangkok, Thailand and North South University, Bangladesh.

6. Coordinator/ Focal person ( Bangladesh) of collaboration with of good number of North American, Australian, British and Regional universities (Bangkok University , Bangkok, Thailand).

Five prestigious international and national research and training programs awarded to Dr Ahsan as Project leader (PI. Highly prestigious Canadian IDRC research grant awarded to which is the first time in Bangladesh which opened a new horizon for the research and development in the field of Public Health.