2017 - Samira Siddique, MS Candidate, Energy & Resource Group
Project: Studying the social and economic effects of climate change, with a focus on current infrastructure and environmental health vulnerabilities
2016 - Sayah Bogor, MPH Candidate, Infectious Diseases
Project: Clinical outcomes of urinary tract infection (UTI) in women who are treated with antibiotics at the ICDDR,B hospital clinic.
2015 - Yoshika Crider, Ph.D Candidate, Energy & Resource Group
Project: Safe water and safe water technolgies, and the potential for adopting these technologies, in rural and low income Bangladesh.
2014 - Caitlin Elizabeth Cook, MPH Candidate, School of Public Health
Project: State of antibiotic resistance in pandemic, multidrug resistant pathogenic bacteria in Bangladesh, with a particular focus on UTI.
2017 - Kashfia Nehrin, Master of Development Practice (MDP) Candidate
Project: Research-oriented social enterprises to bring sustainable development to Bangladesh
2016 - Laura Boudreau, Ph.D Candidate, Business & Public Policy
Project: Identifying how interventions in Bangladesh’s RMG sector can improve garment workers’ welfare and the welfare of their families.
2015 - Sheikh Waheed Baksh, Master of Development Practice (MDP) Candidate
Project: Sustainable development that will address challenges such as human rights and extreme poverty faced by Bangladesh today.
2014 - Nafisa Akbar, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science
Project: A study of why political parties use violence as a campaign strategy in Bangladesh when the prevailing theory stipulates that parties use positive incentives to motivate voters.
2015-2017 - Abhishek Dalal, BA, Public Health, South Asian Studies (Class of 2018)
Interested in medicine, health behavior, and health care administration. Involved with two health-oriented non-profit student organizations, Project RISHI and MedLife. Member of the Student Society for Stem Cell Research.
From left: Chowdhury Center Director Sanchita Saxena, Subir Chowdhury,
Caitlin Elizabeth Cook, Nafisa Akbar, Institute Chair Lawrence Cohen