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Prof. Dr. Nashid Kamal
Professor and Dean of Business School at Primeasia University
Ph.D. in Demography , London
Email: nashidk@gmail.com

Prof. Nashid Kamal is the Dean of Primeasia University who is a professional researcher and academician. She worked for the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Ministry of Health, Bangladesh. She is associated with Bangladesh Institute of Social Research (BISR) Trust as an honorable Trustee.
She obtained her Ph.D. in Demography from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, and MSc in Statistics from Carleton University, Canada. She worked as an Assistant Professor from 1986 to 1996 at University of Dhaka. She served as an expert academician in the Faculty of Public Health at North South University and Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). In addition to teaching, she was involved in research, consulting as well as administrative activities. She was the Academic Leadership Chairperson of the Department of Public Health in North South University (NSU) in 2012. Dr. Nashid Kamal was also the Chairperson of the Department of Population-Environment from 1996 to 2010 and the Faculty in Charge of MPH program in 2006 at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), Dhaka.
Her core research interests lie in inter-spousal communication on family planning as well as female education in enabling empowerment and women’s autonomy regarding family planning, usage of contraceptives, etc. She has published one book and 22 research articles from different reputed journals. She worked as a consultant with UNFPA to achieve Safe Motherhood cohesively and to observe the usage of contraception in Bangladesh. She was also engaged in consultation to analyze nationally representative data on Infant Mortality Rates in Sudan. She is currently associated with Asian Population Association (APA), International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), and Bangladesh Statistical Society (BSS). Despite of being a resourceful professional she has diligently shown her interest in music, traveling, and writing.