Dr. M. Abdullah Yusuf has completed the undergraduate course in MBBS in 2000 under Rajshahi University from Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, and then in 2003, he has got the post-graduation degree in M.Phil. (Medical Microbiology) under Dhaka University from Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Then he has completed the MPH (Epidemiology) in 2013 at the State University of Bangladesh, Dhaka. He has also awarded the Fellowship in Post Graduate Microbiology at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand which has been organized by the World Health Organization in June 2014 and July 2015. Furthermore, Dr. M. Abdullah Yusuf has completed the World Health Organization (WHO) fellowship in Human Rabies Diagnosis from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore, India in November 2015. He has completed the WHO fellowship which was organized by the European Union and Public Health of England in the topics of Biosafety and Biosecurity to tackle any outbreak of diseases which has been organized in the National Institute of Health, Bangkok, Thailand. He has attended the Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE) meeting in London, England in 2015 with grants from INASP.
Dr. M. Abdullah Yusuf has performed several research works on different infectious diseases. The most common infectious diseases are Kala-azar, infectious diseases caused by Gram-negative bacilli, meningitis, and blood-related infectious conditions. He has an interest in the Antimicrobial Sensitivity Testing of bacteria.