Hasin Anupama Azhari

Panelist: Hasin Anupama Azhari

Hasin Anupama Azhari is the Chairman and Professor of the Dept of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Gono Bishwabidyalay (GB, University) and Dean, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, GB. She has academic experience more than 15 years in academic field and got many clinical training in radiation oncology and diagnostic radiology from India, Germany, Italy. She is the first women MP in Bangladesh having MSc in medical physics who become Chairman in one and only Medical physics (BSc) course in Bangladesh in Gono University. As a Chairman of MPBME, GB, she is continuously trying her best for the development of the department at same pace of international standard. Under her leadership, this department is well equipped with the necessary apparatus in collaboration with Germany and has done MoUs with different national and international universities/institutes/hospitals. She got fellowship for PhD in Medical Physics from Organization for Women in Science for the developing world (OWSD), ICTP, Trieste, Italy and received German DAAD scholarship for MSc in Medical physics. For the first time, International Medical Physics Certification Board (IMPCB) examination was held in Bangladesh, 2018 by her efforts and afterwards in forming the Bangladesh Medical Physics Certification Board. She has communicated with the health ministry and other government nongovernment organization to publicize of the subject. She has able to create position and unified recruitment rules working with Directorate of Health Services and Ministry of Health. About more than 60 research works were published in different national and international Journals and books. She has participated a lot of workshops, training programs, conferences in different countries as an invited speaker. She has organized many national and international conferences and workshops. She acts as a reviewer for different national and international Journals and supervised many BSc projects, MSc thesis and PhD thesis. Prof. Dr. Azhari received the “International Day of Medical Physics award 2018” from IOMP. She was a project coordinator for Bengal translation at EMITEL e-Encyclopaedia of Medical Physics and Multilingual Dictionary and terms, a project of International Organization of Medical Physics (IOMP). She received best Paper publication award in Journal of Bangladesh Physical Society and her another publication was in the top listed publication in the Zeitschrift for Medical Physics, Germany. Recently for continuous professional development for the MP in south Asia region she started South Asia centre for Medical Physics and Cancer Research (SCMPCR) under Alo Bhubon Trust, where accredited hands on training, e learning , in service training is provided for SA Medical Physicists. Currently she is the executive member for Asia and Pacific Region, OWSDW, Italy; Secretary- General AFOMP; CEO, SCMPCR, Founder President, Bangladesh Medical Physics Society (BMPS), Vice President, Bangladesh Association of Women Scientists (BAWS), Regular Associate member , ICTP, member, Bangladesh Physical Society (BPS), European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO), Association of Medical Physicists of India (AMPI), member, Member, ISEP, American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM),