Dr Shariful Islam (National Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow)

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Dr Shariful Islam is a physician-scientist and a National Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University. He is Honorary Senior Lecturer at Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney and Honorary Senior Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health, UNSW. Previously he led the diabetes research program at the Center for Control of Chronic Diseases, ICDDR,B and has experience working with United Nations Development Programme, World Health Organization, German Technical Cooperation and as a resident cardiologist in Bangladesh. Dr Islam's research is focused on secondary prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases using innovative information technologies. He is interested in wearable devices for continuous blood pressure monitoring, home blood pressure monitoring and using Smart Home technologies for improving cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Professional activities Grant Review: Heart Foundation Vanguard Grant Committee (2019-) Diabetes UK (2019-) NHMRC Programme Grant (2017-)

Peer-Reviews: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology International Journal of Epidemiology Bulletin of the World Health Organization The Lancet Global Health

Editorial Board: Senior Editor, Health Policy and Technology Journal Editorial Board, mHealth Journal Editor, British Journal of Medical Practitioner

Awards Early Career Transition Grant-High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (2017) Emerging Leader- International Society of Hypertension (2016) Emerging Leader- World Heart Federation (2015) DAAD PhD research scholar- (2012-2015)

Projects- As Chief/Principal Investigator: Smart Home system for cardiovascular disease (National Heart Foundation, 2019-2021) Wearable blood pressure monitoring devices for patients with uncontrolled hypertension (National Heart Foundation, 2019-2020) Using text messaging and wearable devices for CVD management (High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia, 2017-2019) Home blood pressure monitoring trial (World Heart Federation, 2016-2017) Mobile phone intervention for diabetes (DAAD, BMZ, Exceed, 2012-2015) Social and economic impact of diabetes in Bangladesh (Swedish International Development Cooperation, ICDDR,B, 2013-2015)

Affiliated Organisations
Institute for Physical Activity and Health (IPAN)
National Heart Foundation of Australia
The George Institute for Global Health
World Heart Federation
European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ)
Affiliated Universities
Deakin University
University of Sydney
Digital Health
Chronic disease (in particular diabetes) management
Postal Address
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne, VIC, 3125

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