Education and Training
Chittagong Medical College, Bangladesh, M.B.B.S, 1990
Internship, Chittagong Medical College and Hospital, Bangladesh, 1990-1991
Residency, Holy Family Red Crescent Hospital, Bangladesh, 1992-1996
Australian National University, Canberra, Ph.D., Epidemiology, 2001
Dr. Nasrin joined the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Vaccine Development and the Department of Pediatrics in 2006. Her research focuses on child health and international health and includes health seeking behavior for diarrhea and respiratory infections; role of zinc as a treatment of diarrhea, bronchiolitis, and pneumonia; and nutritional consequences following diarrhea in children.
Diarrhea, Pneumonia, Malnutrition, Antibiotic resistance
Nasrin D, Collignon PJ, Wilson EJ, Pilotto LS, Douglas RM. Antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from children. J Paediatr Child Health. 1999 Dec;35(6):558-61.
Nasrin D, Collignon PJ, Roberts L, Wilson EJ, Pilotto LS, Douglas RM. Effect of β lactam antibiotic use in children on pneumococcal resistance to penicillin: Prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2002 Jan 5;324(7328): 28.
Larson CP1, Nasrin D, Saha A, Chowdhury MI, Qadri F. The added benefit of zinc supplementation after zinc treatment of acute childhood diarrhea: A randomized, double-blind field trial. Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Jun;15(6):754-61.
Nasrin D, Wu Y, Blackwelder WC, Farag TH, Saha D, Sow SO, Alonso PL, Breiman RF, Sur D, Faruque AS, Zaidi AK, Biswas K, Van Eijk AM, Levine MM, Kotloff KL. Health care seeking for childhood diarrhea in developing countries: Evidence from seven sites in Africa and Asia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Jul 10;89(1 Suppl):3-12.
Kotloff K, Blackwelder WC, Nasrin D, Farag T, Panchalingam S, et al. Burden and aetiology of diarrhoeal disease in infants and young children in developing countries (The Global Enteric Multicenter Study, GEMS): A prospective, case-control study. The Lancet. 2013 May 13: 382 (9888):209-22.
2006-present: Coordinating epidemiologist for diarrheal disease burden study in Asia and Africa, University of Maryland School of Medicine
2006: Co-chair, plenary session entitled “combating micronutrient malnutrition” in 8th Commonwealth Congress on Diarrhea and Malnutrition, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 2006
2004-2006: Member, Organizing Committee for International Conferences on Scaling Up Zinc as a Treatment for Young Children (SUZY), ICDDR,B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2003-2004: Training Manager, Scaling up Zinc for Young children (SUZY) Project, ICDDR,B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1997-2000: Member, Organizing Committee for International Conference of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia