School of Nursing and Healthcare Professions

Associate Professor Aziz Rahman

Phone: 03 4313 7908
Email: ma.rahman@federation.edu.au
Room: 127A, Building 901, Berwick campus
Position: Associate Professor, Public Health Informatics

Qualifications

  • MBBS (Dhaka University)
  • MPH (BRAC University)
  • CertGTC (Johns Hopkins University)
  • GCHECTL (La Trobe University)
  • PhD (University of Adelaide)

Biography

I am an experienced academic and public health professional. I have a sound track record of providing leadership in completing different research and community projects successfully focusing on different aspects of public health and health promotion, securing funding and producing high quality research publications. My research track record includes work on tobacco, non-communicable diseases specifically cardiovascular diseases, global burden of diseases, nursing, health promotion, Indigenous health, health and wellbeing of disadvantaged, rural and multicultural population. I am particularly interested in tobacco control at national and global level. I have been providing leadership in teaching, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in Australia and overseas. I have been providing supportive supervision to higher degree research students and assisting in building research capacity of academics, early career researchers and clinicians. My experience also includes working with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders, including Government and non-Government organisations, academics, community leaders and general public. I have experience of working at La Trobe University, Deakin University, Australian Catholic University (ACU) and the University of Adelaide in Australia.

Professional associations

  • Co-Convener, Health Promotion Special Interest Group, Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA)
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Australian Institute for Primary Care & Ageing, La Trobe University
  • Honorary Fellow, Institute of Breathing and Sleep (IBAS), Austin Health
  • Casual Academic, National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH), Deakin University
  • Research Contributor & Adviser, Her Heart

Journal boards

  • Academic Editor, International Journal of Health Sciences

Research interests

  • Public health
  • Health promotion
  • Tobacco / Smoking
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Global burden of diseases
  • Disadvantaged population

Supervised projects

Current student projects

PhD

  • Tobacco prevalence and tobacco retailer density in Victoria, Australia
  • Pre-hospital management of atypical coronary heart disease
  • Exploring the timeliness of seeking care among lung cancer patients in Bangladesh
  • Predictors of compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among palliative care nurses in Australia
  • Caring efficacy of migrant carers in residential aged care facilities in Australia

Masters

  • Adherence with neurosurgical spinal referral guidelines and associated surgical treatment at Alfred Health
  • Preoperative length of hospital stays and deep sternal wound infection for cardiac surgery patients at Alfred Health

Completed student projects

PhD

  • Use of electronic cigarettes in the perioperative period of cardiothoracic surgery in Australia
  • The Diagnose and Manage Early: Women’s Ischaemia and Infarction (DaME II) Study
  • Adverse events following Intensive Care discharge: The contribution of system, clinician and patient factors
  • Risk Assessment in Cardiac Events (RACE) for Women

Masters

  • Patient related violence in a regional emergency department in Victoria, Australia

Scholarly selective/MD students

  • Electronic cigarettes and smoking cessation

Current research projects

Tobacco/Smoking

  • SHadow Under the Lamp (SHUL): Smoking behaviour of the health professionals in Asia Pacific and Middle East countries; Role: Lead investigator; Collaborators: Australia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Electronic cigarettes: examining perceptions and attitudes of staff and patients attending mental health services of a large metropolitan hospital in Melbourne; Role: Lead investigator; Collaborators: St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia
  • Legislation for smokeless tobacco control in high burden countries: A gap analysis; Role: Lead investigator; Collaborators: Bangladesh, Germany, India, Pakistan, UK
  • E-cigarettes: is there any difference in perceptions of use and associated harm between Australia and Bangladesh? Role: Lead investigator; Collaborators: Austin Health and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia
  • Addressing Smokeless Tobacco use & building Research capacity in South Asia (ASTRA); Role: Associate Member; Collaborators: UK, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan
  • Tobacco prevalence and tobacco retailer density in Victoria, Australia; Role: External supervisor of a PhD student; Collaborators: La Trobe Rural Health School, Australia
  • Smoking in pregnant immigrant women: examining the contributing factors; Role: Mentor of an early career researcher; Collaborator: La Trobe University, Australia

Non-communicable diseases

  • Pre-hospital management of atypical coronary heart disease; Role: External supervisor of a PhD student; Collaborators: La Trobe University and Austin Health, Australia
  • Exploring the timeliness of seeking care among lung cancer patients in Bangladesh; Role: External supervisor of a PhD student; Collaborators: Australia and Bangladesh
  • Preoperative length of hospital stays and deep sternal wound infection for cardiac surgery patients; Role: External supervisor of a Masters student; Collaborators: La Trobe University and Alfred Health, Australia

International health

  • Global burden of disease (GBD) study; Role: Australian Collaborator; Collaborators: USA

Rural health

  • Health and wellbeing of farmers and agricultural workers from rural settings of India; Role: Chief Investigator; Collaborators: Deakin University, Australia and India
  • Health and wellbeing of farmers and agricultural workers from rural settings of Bangladesh; Role: Chief Investigator; Collaborators: Deakin University, Australia and Bangladesh

Aged care

  • Caring efficacy of migrant carers in residential aged care facilities in Australia; Role: External supervisor of a PhD student; Collaborator: La Trobe University, Australia
  • Dementia-friendly book groups in the care home: can quality of life be improved? A randomised controlled trial; Role:  Associate investigator; Collaborators: University of Otago, New Zealand and BUPA, Australia

End-of-life studies

  • Predictors of compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among palliative care nurses in Australia; Role: External supervisor of a PhD student; Collaborators: La Trobe University and Austin Health, Australia
  • Examination of pre-existing Advanced Care Plan (ACP) and/or Resuscitation plan at Austin Health; Role: Mentor of an early career researcher; Collaborators: Austin Health, Australia

Others

  • Adherence with neurosurgical spinal referral guidelines and associated surgical treatment; Role: External supervisor of a Masters student; Collaborators: La Trobe University and Alfred Health, Australia

Grants

Title: Building Collaborative Research with specific focus on Cardiovascular Health
Investigators: ACU Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), Significant contributors: Martin T, Worrall-Carter L, Thompson DR, Ski C, Wilson A, Castle D, Whitbourn R, Shulkes A, Hiller J & Thoeming A. (Rahman MA assisted the Director, Worrall- Carter L for preparing and submission of the grant application)
Funder: Department of Innovation, Industry, Science & Research Collaborative Research Network (CRN), Australian Government
Finding: $7,915,646
Year(s): 2012-16

Publications

Manuscripts

2019:

  1. Global Burden of Disease Self-Harm Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national burden of suicide mortality 1990 to 2016: systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. British Medical Journal 2019; 364: 194. doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l94 [IF 23.562]
  2. Sha J, Worsnop CJ, Leaver BA, Vagias C, Kinsella P, Rahman MA, McDonald CF. Hospitalised exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: adherence to guideline recommendations in an Australian teaching hospital. Internal Medicine Journal 2019 [Early online]. doi: 10.1111/imj.14378. [IF 1.785]
  3. GBD 2016 Neurology Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurology 2019;18(5): 459-80. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30499-X [IF 27.144]
  4. GBD 2016 Stroke Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national burden of stroke, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurology 2019; 18(5): 439-58. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(19)30034-1 [IF 27.144]
  5. GBD 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurology 2019; 18(1): 56-87. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30415-0 [IF 27.144]
  6. Kleissl-Muir S, Raymond A, Rahman MA. Analysis of patient related violence in a regional emergency department in Victoria, Australia. Australasian Emergency Care 2019; 22(2): 126-31. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.auec.2019.01.006 [IF 1.26]
  7. Perona M, Rahman MA, O'Meara P. Paramedic judgement, decision-making and cognitive processing: a review of the literature. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine 2019; 16. http://dx.doi.org/10.33151/ajp.16.586 [IF 0.62].

2018:

  1. GBD 2016 Lifetime Risk of Stroke Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and country-specific lifetime risks of stroke, 1990 and 2016. New England Journal of Medicine 2018; 379:2429-37. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1804492. [IF 79.258]
  2. GBD 2016 Alcohol Collaborators (Rahman MA). Alcohol use and burden: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016. Lancet 2018; 391 (10136):2236-71. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31310-2. [IF 47.831]
  3. GBD 2016 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators (Rahman MA). Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2018; 391(10136): 2236-71. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30994-2. [IF 47.831]
  4. GBD 2016 Parkinson’s Disease Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national burden of Parkinson’s disease in 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurology 2018; 17: 939-53. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30295-3. [IF 27.144]
  5. GBD 2017 Risk Factor Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018; 392: 1923-94. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32225-6. [IF 47.831]
  6. GBD Causes of Death Collaborator (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018; 392: 1736-88. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32203-7. [IF 47.831]
  7. GBD 2017 Mortality Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national age-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018; 392: 1684-735. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31891-9. [IF 47.831]
  8. GBD 2017 DALYs and HALE Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 359 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018; 392: 1859-922. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32335-3. [IF 47.831]
  9. GBD 2017 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018; 392: 1789-858. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32279-7. [IF 47.831]
  10. GBD 2017 SDG Collaborators (Rahman MA). Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018; 392: 2091-138. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32281-5. [IF 47.831]
  11. GBD 2017 Population and Fertility Collaborators (Rahman MA). Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease 2017. Lancet 2018; 392: 195-2051. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32278-5. [IF 47.831]
  12. Luxton NA, Shih P, Rahman MA, Adams R, MacKenzie R. Use of electronic cigarettes in the perioperative period: A mixed-method study exploring perceptions of cardiothoracic patients in Australia. Tobacco Induced Diseases 2018; 16: 53. doi: https://doi.org/10.18332/tid/98957. [IF 2.092]
  13. Luxton NA, Shih P, Rahman MA. Electronic cigarettes and smoking cessation in the perioperative period of cardiothoracic surgery: Views of Australian clinicians. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018; 15: 2481. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15112481. [IF 2.145]
  14. Kleissl-Muir S, Raymond A, Rahman MA. Incidence and factors associated with substance abuse and patient-related violence in the emergency department: A literature review. Australasian Emergency Care 2018; 21(4): 159-70. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.auec.2018.10.004. [IF 1.26]
  15. Pascoe L, Rahman MA, Edvardsson K, Jokwiro Y, McDonald E, Lood Q, Edvardsson D, Li X. Psychometric evaluation of the English version 14-item resilience scale (RS) in an Australian outpatient population of men with prostate cancer. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 2018; 35:73-78. doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2018.06.001. [IF 1.826]
  16. Liang Z, Blackstock FC, Howard PF, Briggs DS, Leggat SG, Wollersheim D, Edvardsson D, Rahman A. An evidence-based approach to understanding the competency development needs of the health service management workforce in Australia. BMC Health Services Research 2018; 18: 976. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3760-z. [IF 1.843]
  17. Cotton J, Edwards J, Rahman MA, Brumby S. Cholinesterase research outreach project (CROP): point of care cholinesterase measurement in an Australian agricultural community. Environmental Health 2018; 17:31. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12940-018-0374-1. [IF 1.402]

2017:

  1. GBD 2016 DALYs and HALE Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017;390:1260-1344. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32130-X.  [IF 47.831]
  2. GBD 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators (Rahman MA). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet2017;390:1345-1422. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32366-8. [IF 47.831]
  3. GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators (Rahman MA). Measuring progress and projecting attainment based on past trends of the health‐related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017;390:1423-59. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32336-X. [IF 47.831]
  4. Sutherland MF, Portelli E, Collins A, Rahman MA, McDonald CF. Patients with thunderstorm asthma or severe asthma in Melbourne: a comparison. Medical Journal of Australia 2017;207(10):434-5. doi: 10.5694/mja17.00780.  [IF 3.369]
  5. Worrall-Carter L, MacIsaac A, Scruth E, Rahman MA. Gender difference in the use of coronary interventions for patients with acute coronary syndrome: Experience from a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia.  Australian Critical Care 2017; 30(1): 3-10. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2016.03.005. [IF 1.907]
  6. Worrall-Carter L, McEvedy S, Scruth E, Kuhn L, MacIsaac A, Rahman MA. Systematic review and meta-analyses investigating whether risk stratification explains lower rates of coronary angiography among women with non-ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndrome. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2017;32(2)112-24. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000300. [IF 2.105]
  7. Ski C, Worrall-Carter L, Cameron J, Castle D, Rahman MA, Thompson D. Depression screening and referral in cardiac wards: A 12-month patient trajectory. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2017;16(2):157-66. doi: 10.1177/1474515115583617. [IF 2.105]

2016:

  1. Worrall-Carter L, McEvedy S, Wilson A, Rahman MA. Gender differences in presentation, coronary intervention and outcomes of 28,985 acute coronary syndrome patients. Women’s Health Issues 2016;26(1):14-20. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2015.09.002. [IF 1.801]
  2. Islam FMA, Bhuiyan A, Chakrabarti R, Rahman MA, Kanagasingam Y, Hiller JE. Undiagnosed hypertension in a rural district in Bangladesh: the Bangladesh Population-based Diabetes and Eye Study (BPDES). Journal of Human Hypertension 2016;30(4):252-9. doi: 10.1038/jhh.2015.65. [IF 2.797]
  3. Worrall-Carter L, McEvedy S, Wilson A, Rahman MA. Impact of comorbidities and gender on the use of coronary interventions in patients with high-risk non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2016;87(4):E128-36. doi: 10.1002/ccd.26117. [IF 2.602]
  4. Worrall-Carter L, Daws K, Rahman MA, Maclean S, Rowley K, Andrews SM, MacIsaac A, Lau PM, McEvedy S, Willis J, Arabena K. Exploring Aboriginal patients’ experiences of cardiac care at a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne. Australian Health Review 2016; 40: 696-704. doi: 10.1071/AH15175. [IF 1.343]
  5. Rahman MA, Edward K-l, Montgomery L, McEvedy S, Worrall-Carter L. Is there any gender difference for smoking persistence or relapse following diagnosis or hospitalisation for coronary heart disease? Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2016;18(6):1399-407. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntv222. [IF 4.609]

2015:

  1. Rahman MA, Hann N, Wilson A, Mnatzaganian G, Worrall-Carter L. E-cigarettes and smoking cessation: evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One 2015;10(3):e0122544. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122544. [IF 2.806]
  2. Stanley M, Worrall-Carter L, Rahman MA, McEvedy S, Langham R. Assessment of an established Australian dialysis nurse practitioner model of care in Victoria using mixed methods research. Contemporary Nurse 2015; 51(2-3): 148-62. doi: 10.1080/10376178.2016.1157029. [IF 0.87]
  3. Kuhn L, Page K, Rahman MA, Worrall-Carter L. Gender difference in treatment and mortality of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction admitted to Victorian public hospitals: A retrospective database study. Australian Critical Care2015; 28(4): 196-202. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2015.01.004. [IF 1.907]
  4. Rahman MA, Mahmood MA, Spurrier N, Rahman M, Choudhury SR, Leeder S. Why do Bangladeshi people use smokeless tobacco products? Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 2015; 27(2): NP2197–NP2209. doi: 10.1177/1010539512446957. [IF 1.138]

2014:

  1. Rahman MA, Hann N, Wilson A, Worrall-Carter L. Electronic cigarettes: patterns of use, health effects, use in smoking cessation and regulatory issues. Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014;12:21. doi: 10.1186/1617-9625-12-21. [IF 2.092]
  2. Daws K, Punch A, Winters M, Posenelli S, Willis J, MacIsaac A, Rahman MA, Worrall-Carter L.  Implementing a working together model for Aboriginal patients with acute coronary syndrome: an Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer and a specialist cardiac nurse working together to improve hospital care. Australian Health Review 2014; 38(5):552-56. doi: 10.1071/AH13211. [IF 1.343]
  1. Rahman MA, Wilson AM, Sanders R, Castle D, Daws K, Thompson DR, Ski CF, Matthews S, Wright C, Worrall-Carter L. Smoking behaviour among patients and staff: a snapshot from a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne. International Journal of General Medicine 2014;7:79-87. doi: 10.2147/IJGM.S54230. [IF 1.88]

2013:

  1. Pham C, Gill TK, Hoon E, Rahman MA, Whitford D, Lynch J, Beilby J. Profiling bone and joint problems and health service use in an Australian regional population: The Port Lincoln Health Study. Australian Health Review 2013; 37(4): 504-12. doi: 10.1071/AH13064. [IF 1.343]
  2. Rahman MA, Spurrier N, Mahmood MA, Rahman M, Choudhury SR, Leeder S. Rose Angina Questionnaire: validation with cardiologists’ diagnoses to detect coronary heart disease in Bangladesh. Indian Heart Journal 2013; 65: 30-39. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2012.09.008. [IF 0.61]

2012:

  1. Rahman MA, Spurrier N, Mahmood MA, Rahman M, Choudhury SR, Leeder S. Choice of controls for a case control study in Bangladesh: hospital controls vs. Community controls. Asian Journal of Epidemiology2012; 5(3): 75-86. doi: 1O.3923/aje.2012.75.86. [IF 0.88]
  2. Rahman MA, Spurrier N, Mahmood MA, Rahman M, Choudhury SR, Leeder S. Is there any association between use of smokeless tobacco products and coronary heart disease in Bangladesh? PLoS One 2012; 7(1): e30584. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030584. [IF 2.806]
  3. Rahman MA, Hossain MJ, Sultana S, Homaira N, Khan SU, Rahman M, Gurley ES, Rollin PE, Comer JA, Lowe L, Rota PA, Ksiazek TG, Luby SP. Date palm sap linked to Nipah virus outbreak in Bangladesh, 2008. Vector Borne & Zoonotic Diseases 2012; 12(1): 65-72. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2011.0656. [IF 2.045]

2011:

  1. Rahman MA, Mahmood MA, Spurrier N, Rahman M, Leeder S. A systematic review of epidemiological studies on the association between smokeless tobacco use and coronary heart disease. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology 2011; 3(12): 593-603. doi: 10.5897/JPHE11.175.
  2. Paul RC, Rahman M, Gurley ES, Hossain MJ, Diorditsa S, Banu SS, Alamgir ASM, Rahman MA, Sandhu H, Fischer M, Luby SP. A novel low cost approach to estimate the incidence of Japanese encephalitis in the catchment area of three hospitals in Bangladesh. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2011; 85(2): 379-85. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0706. [IF 2.453]

2008:

  1. Rahman MA and Zaman MM. Smoking and smokeless tobacco consumption: Possible risk factors for coronary heart disease among young patients attending a tertiary care cardiac hospital in Bangladesh. Public Health 2008; 122: 1331-38. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2008.05.015. [IF 1.538] 

2005:

  1. Siddiqua SF, Chowdhury TA, Hai MA, Akhter PS and Rahman MA. Correlation between CA-125 and Ovarian cancer: A Bangladesh perspective. Journal of Medical Science & Research 2005; 5(1): 8-12.

Newsletter articles

  1. Rahman MA. Smoking cessation: Do nurses have any role? ANMJ, Sep 2018; 26(3):34.
  2. Rahman MA. What can physicians do for smoking cessation?. Intouch (Newsletter of PHAA) Jul 2018; 49(27):13.
  3. Rahman MA. E-cigarettes can assist in quiting. Intouch (Newsletter of PHAA) Jun 2015; 32(5):7.
  4. Worrall-Carter L, Wright C, Rahman MA, McEvedy S, Wilson A. Nurse led clinics for cardiovascular disease prevention. Cardiology Today 2014;4(3):23-24.
  5. Rahman MA. Smoking and health: what do patients and hospital staff think? A snapshot from a metropolitan hospital in Melbourne. Intouch (Newsletter of PHAA) Dec 2012; 29(11):6.
  6. Rahman MA. Thinking beyond smoking: use of smokeless tobacco products. Intouch (Newsletter of PHAA) Jun 2011; 28(5):1.
  7. Rahman MA/ICDDR,B. Monitoring poultry workers with H5 influenza exposure in Bangladesh. Health and Science Bulletin 2008; 6 (3): 11-16.

Books

  1. Worrall-Carter L, Rahman MA. Naples NA (Ed). Cardiac disease and gender in Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Wiley Blackwell. Apr-2016. Online ISBN: 9781118663219. doi: 10.1002/9781118663219.wbegss672.
  2. Rahman MA. Smokeless tobacco and coronary heart disease: risks among non-smokers in Bangladesh. Lambert Academic Publishing. Oct-2013; ISBN: 978-3-659-13215-5.

Media highlights

  1. Newshub New Zealand (05-Oct-2017): Doctor says religion can help people quit smoking
  2. NZ Newswire / Yahoo New Zealand (05-Oct-2017): Religion can help smokers quit: doctor
  3. ATN News, Bangladesh (29-Dec-2015): Role of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation.
  4. MyTv, Bangladesh (13-Dec-2015): Role of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation.
  5. Radio Bangla Melbourne (21-Aug-2015): E-cigarettes: overview and smoking cessation.
  6. Health Professional Radio (22-Jul-2015): Research on the Effectiveness of E-cigarettes in Assisting Smokers of Quitting.
  7. Universities Australia media release (22-May-2015): Australian Catholic Uni and Melbourne Uni find e-cigarettes can help smokers quit.
  8. Institute of Public Affairs, Australia media release (02-May-2015): More research showing e-cigarettes can help smokers quit.
  9. Australian Catholic University (ACU) Research (27-Apr-2015): E-cigarettes can offer hope for smokers.
  10. Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research media release (27-Apr-2015): E-cigarettes can offer hope for smokers.

Others

Policy contribution

  1. Rahman MA. Review of Tobacco Control Legislation. Department of Health, Australian Government. Mar-2019.
  2. PHAA Working Group (Rahman MA). Policy on Health Promotion and Illness Prevention. Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and Australian Health Promotion Association (APHA). Aug-2018.
  3. Carmel W, Rahman MA. Policy-at-a-glance – Skin Cancer Prevention Policy. Health Promotion Special Interest Group (SIG), Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA). May-2018.
  4. Rahman MA. Submission regarding the Inquiry into the Use and Marketing of Electronic Cigarettes and Personal Vaporisers in Australia. Australian Federal Government Inquiry. Parliament of Australia. Submission: 112; Jul-2017.
  5. Carmel W, Rahman MA. Policy-at-a-glance – Pharmaceutical Drug Misuse Policy. Health Promotion Special Interest Group (SIG), Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA). Sep-2017.

Conference Chair

  1. Rahman MA. Chair of one scientific session: Offer help to achieve nicotine addiction free life by providing effective and efficient cessation services; Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT), 13-15 Sep-2018, Bali, Indonesia.
  2. Rahman MA. Speaker for the pre-conference workshop: Offer help (Quitline and cessation); Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT), 13-15 Sep-2018, Bali, Indonesia.
  3. Rahman MA. Chair of one scientific session: Mind-Body-Spirit; Public Health Association of New Zealand (PHANZ) Conference, 2-4 Oct-2017, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  4. Rahman MA. Chair of two scientific sessions: Gender equity and Health workforce; World Congress of Public Health, 03-07 Apr-2017, Melbourne, Australia.

Conference Organiser

  • Rahman MA. International Scientific Committee, World Congress of Public Health 2020.

Selective awards

  • Outstanding Cardiovascular Researcher (Emerging Leader Initiative Mentoring scheme); The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting; 2015.
  • Fellowship for 47th Ten Day Teaching Seminar in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention; The International Society of Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention (ISCEP); 2015.
  • Award for Senior Investigator Oral Presentation; The Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery Research Week, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia; 2013 and 2014.
  • Finalist for Charles C. Shepard Science Award; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), USA; 2013.
  • Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence; The University of Adelaide, Australia; 2012.