Dr Md Shahidul Islam

Lecturer in Health Management - Faculty of Medicine and Health; School of Health

Md Shahidul Islam

Phone: +61 61 2 6773 3670

Email: mislam27@une.edu.au


Dr Islam is a lecturer in Health Management in the School of Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of New England (UNE), Armidale, Australia. He completed his PhD from the School of Health, UNE. He also completed MSc in International Health from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. He received his Bachelor (Honours) and Master degrees in Sociology from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was a former Associate Professor and Head of the Sociology Discipline at Khulna University, Bangladesh. He is an Associate Fellow Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) and closely involved with a variety of Special Interest Groups.

Dr Islam is an experienced academic in public health and the social sciences, who worked across Asia, Europe and Australia as academic and researcher for over 15 years before joining UNE. He is experienced supervisor with over 10 years supervising more than 20 graduate and higher degree research students, and also having several refereed publications including two books in health and social science areas. His academic, professional training and research project work has been in the area of health management, health care, public health, HIV/AIDS and sexuality.


PhD (UNE, Australia), MSC (QMU, UK, RTI, The Netherlands, KI, Sweden), MSS, BSS (Hon’s), DTMH, AFCHSM

Teaching Areas

Leadership in Healthcare, Policy in Healthcare, Safety and Quality in Healthcare, Systems in Australian Healthcare, Epidemiology, Capstone Project.

Research Interests

Health Systems, Leadership and Management, Safety and Quality in Healthcare, Public Health, Health and Well-being, HIV/AIDS and Sexuality.

Research Supervision Experience

Current Research Student Supervision

StudentDegreePrincipal/ Co-supervisor
Mohammad AlkhameesPhDPrincipal Supervisor
Abdullah Saleh A AlruwailiPhDCo-supervisor
Humayun KabirPhDCo-supervisor
Syadani Riyad FatemaPhDCo-supervisor
Naomi GyamfiPhDCo-supervisor
Asnakew Achaw AyelePhDCo-supervisor
Alsaeedi AlbanaqiPhDCo-supervisor
Yumiko CoffeyMPhilCo-supervisor


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