Doctor Gulshan Khanom

Research Assistant


Gulshan Ara Khanom is a medical doctor with a Master’s in Public Health. She has several years of experience in project management and public health research in Bangladesh and Uganda. In Australia, she has worked at the CBM-Nossal Partnership for Disability Inclusive Development, Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative at Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne and COVID-19 Response Division at the Department of Health Victoria. She has managed community-based health and nutrition projects in Bangladesh and Uganda. Led health and nutritional surveys, coverage assessment and evaluations surveys in low- and middle-income countries.


  • 2022-present, Research Assistant, Burnet Institute
  • 2020-2022, Public Health Officer, Department of Health Victoria
  • 2020, Research Volunteer, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
  • 2020, Consultant, The University of Melbourne
  • 2016-2019, Academic Specialist, The University of Melbourne
  • 2016, Research Volunteer, Nossal Institute for Global Health
  • 2015-2016, Project Assistant, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
  • 2012-2014, Deputy Head of Nutrition, Action Contre la Faim (ACF), Bangladesh
  • 2011-2012, Technical Manager, BRAC Uganda
  • 2006-2011, Medical Officer, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases and Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B) -


  • Master’s in Public Health

Projects (1)

Current (1)

  • The Adolescent Menstrual Experiences and Health Cohort (AMEHC) Study in Bangladesh