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Shahidul Islam

educator , medical researcher , physician , cell biologist

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other 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