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Rezaul Hossain

MS Student in Epidemiology
Research Assistant

Rezaul Hossain is a MS student in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington. Rezaul is a Bangladeshi registered physician and clinical researcher by profession. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) degree from the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Later, he graduated from BRAC University’s James P Grant School of Public Health’s global classroom with his first international MPH (general track). Rezaul began his career in December 2019 as a Clinical Fellow at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he bravely offered his services as a front-line COVID-19 treating physician and as a clinical researcher in Bangladesh. During his three years of service (two as a clinical fellow and one as a research trainee), he gained experience in clinical research and public health program implementation on a national level, in collaboration with the government of Bangladesh. His research includes the pioneering study of COVID-19 emerging variants and their clinical outcomes among Bangladeshi COVID-19 patients. Rezaul is passionate about transferring biomedical innovations from the lab to clinical and community settings. He is eager to learn about large clinical trials, big data analysis, and cutting-edge epidemiological techniques while studying at UW and working at START.