01707508080, 01707508081
UNIVERSITY OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY CHITTAGONG , Chandgaon Police Station, 1084, Shah Amanat Bridge Connecting Road, Chittagong 4212

Mohammad Injamul Hoq

Lecturer in Public Health

Mohammad Injamul Hoq is a young epidemiologist and researcher trained from Sweden, Thailand and Bangladesh. He is currently serving as a lecturer at department of public health in University of Creative Technology Chittagong (UCTC). He has immense interests on epidemiology, research methodology and Biostatistics. Mr. Hoq is skilled in software like SPSS, STATA and Excel for advance statistical data analysis. He has published research articles on communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases in internationally renowned journals. His publications have appeared in high indexed journals like PLOS neglected tropical diseases, United States; Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology, De Gruyter, Germany; Iranian Journal of Dermatology, Iran and so on.His current research projects include prevalence and risk factors of hypertension & type 2 diabetes mellitus in Bangladesh, postpartum depression and breast cancer awareness among women in Bangladesh. Mr. Hoq is trying to collaborate researchers from France, Norway and Australia for his ongoing projects.


Master's in Public Health Science and Health Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Bachelor of Pharmacy(B.Pharm), International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC), Bangladesh

Teaching expertise

Communicable Diseases
Non-Communicable Diseases
Research Methodology

Research Interests

Mr. Hoq is interested to search the distribution and determinants of different communicable and non-communicable diseases by applying strong research methodological tools and biostatistical analysis. More specifically cancer, hypertension and type 2 diabetes are his core areas of interest.

Research Projects and Awards

Trends of Cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh: A meta-analysis between 2010 to 2020.
Awareness, practice and perceived barriers towards breast cancer among Bangladeshi Women: A cross-sectional study in Chattogram, Bangladesh.
On-going project on determining prevalence & risk factors of postnatal and prenatal depression among women in Bangladesh- A Systematic review and meta-analysis

Academic Awards
I. Vice-Chancellor Gold Medal from International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC)

II. University of Gothenburg Study Scholarship (UGSS) from University of Gothenburg, Sweden

III. Travel grant for thesis from Norwegian University of Life Science & University of Gothenburg

IV. Travel grant for doing internship from University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Research Publications

Published Articles in Peer-reviewed Journal
1. Is COVID-19 spreading and curing silently: an observation of three family clusters in Bangladesh, Hoq, M.I, Hossain, M., Roshni, U., Sayeed, M., Tohura, S., & Jakaria, Md. (2020). Is COVID-19 spreading and curing silently: an observation of three family clusters in Bangladesh, Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology (published online ahead of print 2020), 20200224. doi:

2. Aedes abundance and dengue fever transmission: a difficult relationship; lessons from a case-control study in northeastern Thailand. Accepted to PLOS-One neglected tropical diseases, Fustec, B., Phanitchat, T., Hoq, M. I., Aromseree, S., Pientong, C., Thaewnongiew, K., ... & Overgaard, H. J. (2020). Complex relationships between Aedes vectors, socio-economics and dengue transmission—Lessons learned from a case-control study in northeastern Thailand. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 14(10), e0008703.

3. The mechanistic role of thymoquinone in Parkinson's disease: focus on neuroprotection in pre-clinical studies,Uddin MN, Hoq M.I, Jahan I, Siddiqui SA, Clinton CD, Ibrahim M, Islam MS, Jakaria M. Curr Mol Pharmacol. 2021 Jan 5. doi: 10.2174/1874467214666210105140944. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33402092.

4. Skin and COVID-19: is there a lack of attention and should we be concerned?,Hoq, M.I,Siddiqui, S., Abu Sayeed, M., Jakaria, M. (2020). Iranian Journal of Dermatology, 23(Suppl.1(COVID-19)), 74-75. doi: 10.22034/ijd.2020.114855

5. COVID-19 Pandemic: The Existing Challenges and Available Solution; Evidence from a Systematic Review, Hoq, M. I.,Sime, M. H. R., Hossain, M. M., Awal, M. A., & Hoque, M. (2021). Unnes Journal of Public Health, 10(1), 16-37.


Communication Skill 90%
Research Skill 70%
Lecture Skill 100%