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PhD student, The University of Adelaide: commenced March 2021

 

Supervisors: Associate Professor Wendy Ingman and Dr Pallave Dasari

 

Thesis title: Mammographic density: optimising communication and clinical care

 

Avisak is a surgical oncologist pursuing research in the field of breast cancer where the factor of determination has a hairline difference between ‘high risk’ and ‘confirmed’ breast cancer.

2020: Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management, University of South Australia

2017: Master of Public Health (Quantitative Method of Research), Independent University of Bangladesh

2016: FMAS (Lap. Surgery): Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)

2015: FCPS (Surgery): Bangladesh College of Physicians & Surgeons

2013: Postgraduate Diploma training in Breast Surgery, National Cancer Institute (NCI), Bangkok, Thailand

2004: MBBS, Chittagong Medical College (University of Chittagong), Bangladesh

Positions Held

01/01/2017-23/01/2020: Registrar, Department of Surgical Oncology, National Institute of Cancer Research & Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

01/01/2013-02/08/2013: Registrar, Department of Orthopaedics, Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

03/08/2013- 13/01/2015: Registrar, Department of Surgical Oncology, National Institute of Cancer Research & Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

01/01/2012-31/12/2012: Fellowship student, Department of Surgery, Banga Banshu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

25/02/2009- 31/12/2011: Registrar, Department of Surgery, Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

 

 

 

2021: Full-fee scholarship for PhD program from The University of Adelaide (4 years)

2020: International Student scholarship for Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management from University of South Australia (1year)

2013: Bangladesh government scholarship for Postgraduate Diploma training in breast surgery (1 month, July)

1997-2001: Bangladesh government Full-funded scholarship for MBBS (5 years)

 

Professional Associations

2020 – present: General member: Australian Society for Medical Research

2020 – present: General member: Australian College of Health Service Management

2018 – present: General member: European Society of Surgical Oncology: Brussels, Belgium

2017: Life member: Asia Pacific Hernia Society: Singapore city, Singapore

2016: Life member: Society of Laparoscopic Surgery of Bangladesh: Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2016 – present: Fellow and Life member: Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI): Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India

2015 – present: Fellow and Life member: Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons: Dhaka, Dhaka District, Bangladesh

2015 – present: Life member & EC member (2018-19): Society of Surgeons of Bangladesh (SOSB) Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

 

In Bangladesh, Avisak was a regular contributor to health related columns in national newspapers.