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Shahidul Islam

Shahidul Islam, Bangladeshi physician, medical researcher, cell biologist, educator. Recipient Juvenile Diabetes Foundation award, 1999, 1st prize for best idea Karolinska Institute, 1999, Regnell's prize Swedish Society Medicine, 2002.

Background

  • Islam, Shahidul was born on February 17, 1956 in Feni, Bangladesh. Arrived in Sweden, 1990. Son of A.T.M. Shamsul Islam and Sayera Khatun.

  • Education

    • Pre-medical degree, Faujdarhat Cadet College, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 1974. Doctor of Medicine, Chittagong University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1994.

    Career

    • Associate professor experimental endocrinology Karolinska Institute, since 1990. Physician Institute for Postgraduate Medicine and Research, Dhaka, 1980-1981, Bangladesh Institute for Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, Dhaka, 1981-1983, International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, 1983-1984. Physician Intensive Care Unit King Fahd Hospital, Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia, 1986-1987.

      Registrar in internal medicine Holy Family Hospital, Dhaka, 1988-1990. Physician internal medicine Stockholm S. General Hospital, since 2004. Honorary research associate BIRDEM, 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Social-democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Muslim

    Membership

    Member of European Research Managers Association, European Calcium Society, Scandinavian Society for Study of Diabetes, Childhood Diabetes Foundation, Physiological Society, Swedish University Teachers Association, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Swedish Society Inventors, Swedish Endocrinologists Society, Swedish Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Swedish Society Medicine, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, International Diabetes Federation (life), Lions International.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, culture, jazz, classical music, anti-smoking and anti-arms activism.

    Connections

    • Married Shadida Sultana, September 16, 1984 (divorced July 1994). Married Susanna Gustafsson, 1997. Children: Maryland Rashedul, Shantana Shahid, Amanda, Alina.
    • father: A.T.M. Shamsul Islam
    • mother: Sayera Khatun
    • spouses: Shadida Sultana
    • Susanna Gustafsson
    • children: Maryland Rashedul Islam
    • Shantana Shahid Islam
    • Amanda Islam
    • Alina Islam
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    Born February 17, 1956
    (age 61)
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    • 1974
      Faujdarhat Cadet College
    • 1980
      Chittagong University
    • 1994
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1980 - 1981
      physician, Institute for Postgrad. Medicine and Research
      Dhaka, Bangladesh, Bangladesh
    • 1981 - 1983
      physician, Institute for Postgrad. Medicine and Research
      Dhaka, Bangladesh, Bangladesh
    • 1986 - 1987
      physician, Intensive Care Unit King Fahd Hospital
      Saudi Arabia
    • 1988 - 1990
      registrar in intern, al medicine Holy Family Hospital
      Dhaka, Bangladesh, Bangladesh
    • 1990
      Associate, professor experimental endocrinology Karolinska Institute
    • 2004
      physician, internal medicine Stockholm S. General Hospital
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