Dr Salim Mahmud Chowdhury is an experienced public health researcher and program manager with outstanding educational and research records throughout. Dr Chowdhury is a medical graduate from Bangladesh. He did his Masters in Public Health and PhD in Social Medicine from the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Dr Chowdhury has his expertise in developing community-based intervention to address child injuries especially road traffic injuries in the context of low- and middle-income countries. He also developed childhood falls prevention model for the rural Bangladeshi children. Currently, Dr Chowdhury is affiliated with the Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB) as Director – Operations. He is one of the founder members of the Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB). During his over 19 years’ career as a Public Health Professional, he worked in different geographical locations (Asia and Africa) with many national and internal organizations including the World Health Organization as an injury prevention expert. He coordinated regional level activities (South-East Asia region) in publishing the Global Status Report on Road Safety and Global Status Report on Violence Prevention.
Salim Mahmud Chowdhury Research interests are Injury and Violence Prevention (especially childhood injuries), Social determinants of health, Health system strengthening, Neglected tropical diseases and Maternal and child health.