Dr Aziz Rahman

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Casual Academic

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Medicine

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, 2012
Master of Public Health, BRAC University, 2007
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, University of Dhaka, 2003

Contact

aziz.rahman@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 524 79532

Biography

I am a Public Health Specialist and overseas trained Medical Doctor. I have experience of working in the areas of public health research, program and teaching for about a decade, both in Australian and international settings.

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Biography summary

I have sound research background in public health specifically epidemiology. My research track record includes work on behavioural risk factors for prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases, cardiovascular diseases in particular, tobacco, health promotion, health system research, work with Aboriginal, disadvantaged and rural population. I am primarily a quantitative researcher. I have experience of managing public health programs in developing countries and engaging multicultural communities to improve health and well-being. I have also experience of teaching public health and epidemiology, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in Australia and overseas. I have been supervising higher degree research students and three of my PhD students have already graduated. My experience also includes working with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders, including Government, non-Government organizations, academics, community leaders and general public.

Research interests

Public Health, Epidemiology, Tobacco, Rural health, Disadvantaged population, Multicultural communities

Teaching interests

Public Health, Epidemiology, Research Methods

Knowledge areas

Public Health, Epidemiology, Tobacco, Quantitative research, Cardiovascular diseases, Infectious diseases, Disease surveillance, Outbreak investigation, Rural health, Disadvantaged population, Aboriginal health, Multicultural communities

Awards

2015:

  • Outstanding Cardiovascular Researcher (Emerging Leader Initiative Mentoring scheme): The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting 2015
  • Travel grant: The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Conference: Annual Scientific Meeting of The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ), Melbourne, Australia (Aug-2015)
  • Fellowship for 47th Ten Day Teaching Seminar in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention: The International Society of Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention (ISCEP); Fiji (Jul-2015)

2014:

  • Award for Senior Investigator Oral Presentation: The Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery Research Week, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia

2013:

  • Award for Senior Investigator Oral Presentation: The Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery Research Week, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia
  • Finalist for Charles C. Shepard Science Award: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), USA

2012:

  • International Conference Travel Grant: Australian Catholic University, Australia; Conference: Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Congress, Pattaya, Thailand (Feb-2013)
  • Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence: The University of Adelaide, Australia (Feb-2012)

2011:

  • The Konrad Jamrozik Student Scholarship: Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) SA Branch, Australia; Conference: Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia (Sep-2011)
  • Full scholarship for Certificate Program in Global Tobacco Control: Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • Postgraduate Travelling Fellowship: Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Australia; Conference: European Conference on Tobacco or Health (ECToH), Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Mar-2011)

2009:

  • Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI) for PhD: The University of Adelaide, Australia (2009-11)

2008:

  • Scholarship for Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology: European Educational Programme on Epidemiology (EEPE), Italy

2006:

  • Full scholarship for MPH:  James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh (2006-07)

1994:

  • Prime Minister Award: For securing a position in the merit list of top 20 in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Publications

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2018

Cholinesterase research outreach project (CROP): point of care cholinesterase measurement in an Australian agricultural community

Jacqueline Cotton, John Edwards, Muhammad Rahman, Susan Brumby

(2018), Vol. 17, pp. 1-11, Environmental health, London, Eng., C1

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Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

N Fullman, J Yearwood, S Abay, C Abbafati, F Abd-Allah, J Abdela, A Abdelalim, Z Abebe, T Abebo, V Aboyans, H Abraha, D Abreu, L Abu-Raddad, A Adane, R Adedoyin, O Adetokunboh, T Adhikari, M Afarideh, A Afshin, G Agarwal, D Agius, A Agrawal, S Agrawal, A Ahmad Kiadaliri, M Aichour, M Akibu, R Akinyemi, T Akinyemiju, N Akseer, F Al Lami, F Alahdab, Z Al-Aly, K Alam, T Alam, D Alasfoor, M Albittar, K Alene, A Al-Eyadhy, S Ali, M Alijanzadeh, S Aljunid, A Alkerwi, F Alla, P Allebeck, C Allen, M Alomari, R Al-Raddadi, U Alsharif, K Altirkawi, N Alvis-Guzman, A Amare, K Amenu, W Ammar, Y Amoako, N Anber, C Andrei, S Androudi, C Antonio, V Araújo, O Aremu, J Ärnlöv, A Artaman, K Aryal, H Asayesh, E Asfaw, S Asgedom, R Asghar, M Ashebir, N Asseffa, T Atey, S Atre, M Atteraya, L Avila-Burgos, E Avokpaho, A Awasthi, B Ayala Quintanilla, A Ayalew, H Ayele, R Ayer, T Ayuk, P Azzopardi, N Azzopardi-Muscat, T Babalola, H Badali, A Badawi, M Banach, A Banerjee, A Banstola, R Barber, M Barboza, S Barker-Collo, T Bärnighausen, S Barquera, L Barrero, Q Bassat, S Basu, B Baune, S Bazargan-Hejazi, N Bedi, E Beghi, S Islam, M Rahman, M Stokes

(2018), Vol. 391, pp. 2236-2271, The Lancet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Max Griswold, Nancy Fullman, Caitlin Hawley, Nicholas Arian, Stephanie Zimsen, Hayley Tymeson, Vidhya Venkateswaran, Austin Tapp, Mohammad Forouzanfar, Joseph Salama, Kalkidan Abate, Degu Abate, Solomon Abay, Cristiana Abbafati, Rizwan Abdulkader, Zegeye Abebe, Victor Aboyans, Mohammed Abrar, Pawan Acharya, Olatunji Adetokunboh, S Islam

(2018), Vol. 392, pp. 1015-1035, Lancet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Psychometric evaluation of the English version 14-item resilience scale (RS) in an Australian outpatient population of men with prostate cancer

Liz Pascoe, M Rahman, Kristina Edvardsson, Yangama Jokwiro, Ewan McDonald, Qarin Lood, David Edvardsson, Xia Li

(2018), Vol. 35, pp. 73-78, European journal of oncology nursing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2017

Systematic review and meta-analyses investigating whether risk stratification explains lower rates of coronary angiography among women with Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome

L Worrall-Carter,, S McEvedy,, L Kuhn, E Scruth,, A MacIsaac,, M Rahman

(2017), Vol. 32, pp. 112-124, Journal of cardiovascular nursing, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal

Gender difference in the use of coronary interventions for patients with acute coronary syndrome: experience from a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia

L Worrall-Carter, A MacIsaac, E Scruth, M Rahman

(2017), Vol. 30, pp. 3-10, Australian critical care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Depression screening and referral in cardiac wards: A 12-month patient trajectory

C Ski, L Worrall-Carter, J Cameron, D Castle, M Rahman, D Thompson

(2017), Vol. 16, pp. 157-166, European journal of cardiovascular nursing, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

GBD 2016 DALYs and HALE Collaborators, S Hay, A Abajobir, K Abate, C Abbafati, K Abbas, F Abd-Allah, M Stokes

(2017), Vol. 390, pp. 1260-1344, Lancet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

N Fullman, R Barber, A Abajobir, K Hassen Abate, C Abbafati, K Abbas, F Abd-Allah, A Abudlle, S Abera, V Aboyans, L Abu-Raddad, N Abu-Rmeileh, I Adedeji, O Adetokunboh, A Afshin, A Agrawal, S Agrawal, A Kiadaliri, H Ahmadieh, M Stokes, GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators

(2017), Vol. 390, pp. 1423-1459, Lancet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

E Gakidou, A Afshin, A Alemu Abajobir, K Abate, C Abbafati, K Abbas, F Abd-Allah, S Abera, V Aboyans, L Abu-Raddad, M Abu-Rmeileh, G Abyu, I Adedeji, O Adetokunboh, M Afarideh, A Agrawal, S Agrawal, A Ahmad Kiadaliri, S Islam, M Stokes, GBD 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators

(2017), Vol. 390, pp. 1345-1422, Lancet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2016

Exploring Aboriginal patients' experiences of cardiac care at a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne

L Worrall-Carter, K Daws, M Rahman, S MacLean, K Rowley, S Andrews, A MacIsaac, P Lau, S McEvedy, J Willis, K Arabena

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 696-704, Australian health review, Deakin, A.C.T., C1-1

journal

Assessment of an established dialysis nurse practitioner model of care using mixed methods research

M Stanley, L Worrall-Carter, M Rahman, S McEvedy, R Langham

(2016), Vol. 51, pp. 148-162, Contemporary nurse, London, Eng, C1-1

journal

Gender differences in presentation, coronary intervention, and outcomes of 28,985 acute coronary syndrome patients in Victoria, Australia

L Worrall-Carter, S McEvedy, A Wilson, M Rahman

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 14-20, Womens health issues, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Impact of comorbidities and gender on the use of coronary interventions in patients with high-risk non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome

L Worrall-Carter, S McEvedy, A Wilson, M Rahman

(2016), Vol. 87, pp. E128-E136, Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal

Undiagnosed hypertension in a rural district in Bangladesh: The Bangladesh Population-based Diabetes and Eye Study (BPDES)

F Islam, A Bhuiyan, R Chakrabarti, M Rahman, Y Kanagasingam, J Hiller

(2016), Vol. 30, pp. 252-259, Journal of human hypertension, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2015

Gender difference in treatment and mortality of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction admitted to Victorian public hospitals: a retrospective database study

L Kuhn, K Page, M Rahman, L Worrall-Carter

(2015), Vol. 28, pp. 196-202, Australian critical care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Is there any gender difference for smoking persistence or relapse following diagnosis or hospitalization for coronary heart disease? Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis

M Rahman, K Edward, L Montgomery, S McEvedy, A Wilson, L Worrall-Carter

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 1399-1407, Nicotine & tobacco research, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal

E-cigarettes and smoking cessation: evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis

M Rahman, N Hann, A Wilson, G Mnatzaganian, L Worrall-Carter

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-1, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

journal

Why do Bangladeshi people use smokeless tobacco products?

M Rahman, M Mahmood, N Spurrier, M Rahman, S Choudhury, S Leeder

(2015), Vol. 27, pp. NP2197-NP2209, Asia Pacific journal of public health, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2014

Implementing a working together model for Aboriginal patients with acute coronary syndrome: an Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer and a specialist cardiac nurse working together to improve hospital care

K Daws, A Punch, M Winters, S Posenelli, J Willis, A MacIsaac, M Rahman, L Worrall-Carter

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 552-556, Australian health review, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal

Smoking behavior among patients and staff: a snapshot from a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia

M Rahman, A Wilson, R Sanders, D Castle, K Daws, D Thompson, C Ski, S Matthews, C Wright, L Worrall-Carter

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 79-87, International journal of general medicine, Macclesfield, Eng., C1-1

journal

Electronic cigarettes: patterns of use, health effects, use in smoking cessation and regulatory issues

M Rahman, N Hann, A Wilson, L Worrall-Carter

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 1-9, Tobacco induced diseases, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2013

Profiling bone and joint problems and health service use in an Australian regional population: the Port Lincoln Health Study

C Pham, T Gill, E Hoon, M Rahman, D Whitford, J Lynch, J Beilby

(2013), Vol. 37, pp. 504-512, Australian health review, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal

Rose Angina Questionnaire: validation with cardiologists' diagnoses to detect coronary heart disease in Bangladesh

M Rahman, N Spurrier, M Mahmood, M Rahman, S Choudhury, S Leeder

(2013), Vol. 65, pp. 30-39, Indian heart journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2012

Is there any association between use of smokeless tobacco products and coronary heart disease in Bangladesh?

M Rahman, N Spurrier, M Mahmood, M Rahman, S Choudhury, S Leeder

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 1-11, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

journal

Date palm sap linked to Nipah virus outbreak in Bangladesh, 2008

M Rahman, M Hossain, S Sultana, N Homaira, S Khan, M Rahman, E Gurley, P Rollin, M Lo, J Comer, L Lowe, P Rota, T Ksiazek, E Kenah, Y Sharker, S Luby

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 65-72, Vector borne and zoonotic diseases, New Rochelle, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Choice of controls for a case-control study in Bangladesh: hospital controls versus community controls

M Rahman, N Spurrier, M Mahmood, M Rahman, S Choudhury, S Leeder

(2012), Vol. 5, pp. 75-86, Asian journal of epidemiology, Faisalabad, Pakistan, C1-1

journal
2011

A novel low-cost approach to estimate the incidence of Japanese encephalitis in the catchment area of three hospitals in Bangladesh

R Paul, M Rahman, E Gurley, M Hossain, S Diorditsa, A Hasan, S Banu, A Alamgir, M Rahman, H Sandhu, M Fischer, S Luby

(2011), Vol. 85, pp. 379-385, American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, Deerfield, Ill., C1-1

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A systematic review of epidemiological studies on the association between smokeless tobacco use and coronary heart disease

M Rahman, M Mahmood, N Spurrier, M Rahman, S Leeder

(2011), Vol. 3, pp. 593-603, Journal of public health and epidemiology, Ebène, Mauritius, C1-1

journal
2008

Smoking and smokeless tobacco consumption: possible risk factors for coronary heart disease among young patients attending a tertiary care cardiac hospital in Bangladesh

M Rahman, M Zaman

(2008), Vol. 122, pp. 1331-1338, Public Health, London, England, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

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Supervisions

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