Dr. Muhammad Asaduzzaman Receives the ASTMH/BMGF Travel Award

Muhammad Asaduzzaman (ELP 2019) | Research Fellow, Centre for Global Health, University of Oslo, Bangladesh (in Norway)

Dr. Muhammad Asaduzzaman, Beahrs ELP Alumni 2019, former GHES Fogarty Fellow at UC Berkeley and current Research Fellow at the Centre for Global Health in the University of Oslo, has received the ASTMH/BMGF Travel Award to join the 2020 and 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. This award is sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and is one of the Society’s most premier awards.

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (https://www.astmh.org/), founded in 1903, is the largest international scientific organization of experts dedicated to reducing the worldwide burden of tropical infectious diseases and improving global health. This unique award demonstrates the Society’s focus on professional and career advancements of qualified tropical medical researchers and trainees from around the world in the largest global event of its kind. Dr. Asaduzzaman has been awarded in recognition of his long-standing scientific research on Planetary Health, with an emphasis on the environmental dimension of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). He is invited as an oral speaker to talk about “Environmental transmission of drug resistant bacteria in communities through wastewater run-off in Bangladesh - Planetary Health Evidence of Antibiotic Resistance.”

As the 2020 Annual Meeting is going virtual this year, Dr. Asad will be presenting his research online. However, he is also invited to attend and to present in the 2021 Annual Meeting at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center from November 17th to the 21st, where he is expected to present his material in-person.

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