Dr. Md. Shahgahan Miah | Medicine Behavior | Best Researcher Award

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Md. Shahgahan Miah embarked on his academic journey with a keen interest in anthropology, which led him to pursue a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Anthropology from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Bangladesh. His academic achievements laid the groundwork for his future specialization in health social science, culminating in a Ph.D. from Mahidol University, Thailand, in 2021.

Professional Endeavors

His professional journey has been characterized by a diverse range of roles and responsibilities in academia. From his early days as a lecturer at SUST to his current position as an Associate Professor in the Department of anthropology, he has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to education and research. His contributions extend beyond the classroom, as evidenced by his guest lectures and collaborations with international institutions, where he has shared his expertise in health promotion and cultural anthropology.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research interests span various domains within health social science, including maternal and child health, patient safety, and the impact of climate change on health. He has undertaken numerous research projects and supervised student theses, addressing critical issues such as women's empowerment, malnutrition, and the commercialization of medical services. Through his scholarly endeavors, he seeks to contribute to evidence-based policymaking and promote community well-being.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, He has received recognition for his scholarly achievements and contributions to academia. His research monographs and theses have been lauded for their depth of analysis and societal relevance. Additionally, his active involvement in academic societies and youth initiatives underscores his commitment to fostering a vibrant scholarly community and empowering the next generation of researchers.

Impact and Influence

His work has had a tangible impact on both academic discourse and practical interventions in public health and anthropology. By bridging theory and practice, he strives to create meaningful change and address pressing health challenges facing communities in Bangladesh and beyond. His collaborative efforts with international partners reflect his vision for global health equity and social justice.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As He continues to advance in his career, his legacy is defined by his dedication to scholarship, teaching excellence, and community engagement. Through his ongoing research endeavors and mentorship of students, he aims to inspire future generations of anthropologists and health professionals. His commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and social responsibility positions him as a leading figure in the field of health social science, with the potential to shape policy and practice for years to come.


A total of  275 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            275
  • h-index              3
  • i10-index           2

Notable Publications 

Factors influencing eating behavior and dietary intake among resident students in a public university in Bangladesh: A qualitative study

Factors influencing sanitation and hygiene practices among students in a public university in Bangladesh

COVID‐19 transmission flow through the stigmatization process in Bangladesh: A qualitative study

Challenges of Single Motherhood in Socio-Cultural Context: A Qualitative Study in Rural areas of Bangladesh

A qualitative exploration of purchasing, stockpiling, and use of drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic in an urban city of Bangladesh

The reality of embedded drug purchasing practices: Understanding the sociocultural and economic aspects of the use of medicines in Bangladesh

Understanding the Complexities of Drug Transactional Interaction Between the Patient and Pharmacist: A Scoping Review

Behavioral Patterns of Stakeholders in Online Business in Bangladesh: A Qualitative Exploration


Shahgahan Miah | Medicine Behavior | Best Researcher Award

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