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Kazi Ishtiak Ahmed

Kazi Ishtiak Ahmed

PhD fellow

Past work/collaboration 

2014-2015    External Consultant, Steno Diabetes Center, Denmark

2012- 2012   Research Assistant,  Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden  

2009-2010    Research Officer,  ICDDR, B (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh) 

 2008           Senior Research Assistant ICDDR, B (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)




2012            MMS (Master of Medical Science, 120c) with a Major in Public Health Sciences, specialization on public health epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden 

2008            MSS (Masters of Social Science, 1year program) with a Major in Anthropology (specialization on medical anthropology, advance research methodology in anthropology), SUST, Sylhet, Bangladesh 

2006            BSS (Bachelors of Social Science, 4 year program) with a Major in Anthropology (specialization on gender issues, culture, ethnicity and qualitative research method), SUST, Sylhet, Bangladesh



2017            Incidence Trends and Predictors of Hospitalization for Hypoglycemia in 17,230 Adult Patients With Type 1 Diabetes : A Danish Register Linkage Cohort Study. / Ishtiak-Ahmed, Kazi ; Carstensen, Bendix; Pedersen-Bjergaard, Ulrik; Jørgensen, Marit E. I: Diabetes Care, Vol. 40, Nr. 2, 02.2017, s. 226-232.

2016            Understanding the failure of a behavior change intervention to reduce risk behaviors for avian influenza transmission among backyard poultry raisers in rural Bangladesh : a focused ethnography. / Rimi, Nadia Ali; Sultana, Rebeca; Ahmed, Kazi Ishtiak; Rahman, Md Zahidur; Hasin, Marufa; Islam, M Saiful; Azziz-Baumgartner, Eduardo; Nahar, Nazmun; Gurley, Emily S; Luby, Stephen P. I: BMC Public Health, Vol. 16, Nr. 1, 24.08.2016, s. 858.

2014            Risk markers of all-cause and diagnosis-specific disability pension--a prospective cohort study of individuals sickness absent due to stress-related mental disorders. / Ishtiak-Ahmed, Kazi; Perski, Aleksander; Mittendorfer-Rutz, Ellenor.I: BMC public health, Vol. 14, 2014, s. 805. 

2014            Poultry slaughtering practices in rural communities of Bangladesh and risk of avian influenza transmission : a qualitative study. / Rimi, Nadia Ali; Sultana, Rebeca; Ishtiak-Ahmed, Kazi; Khan, Salah Uddin; Sharker, M A Yushuf; Uz Zaman, Rashid; Azziz-Baumgartner, Eduardo; Gurley, Emily S; Nahar, Nazmun; Luby, Stephen P. I: EcoHealth, Vol. 11, Nr. 1, 2014, s. 83-93. 

2013            Predictors of suicidal behaviour in 36,304 individuals sickness absent due to stress-related mental disorders -- a Swedish register linkage cohort study. / Ishtiak-Ahmed, Kazi; Perski, Aleksander; Mittendorfer-Rutz, Ellenor. I: BMC public health, Vol. 13, 2013, s. 492.


Abstract presented at International Conference

2017            The European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology 2017, Dublin, Ireland

2017            Work, Stress and Health 2017, Minneapolis (Minnesota), USA

2015            European Diabetes Epidemiology Group (EDEG) 2015, Paris, France


Abstract presented at National Conference 

2016            The Danish Stress Research Conference, Copenhagen 

2015            The Danish Stress Research Conference, Copenhagen


Review Assignments

Clinical Epidemiology, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine






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