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MD Hafizur Rahman, MBBS

Joint Faculty in the Divison of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Assistant Scientist

Departmental Affiliation(s):

International Health

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):

Contact Information

615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E-8143
Baltimore , Maryland



MBBS , 1992


Research interests include: - Improving health systems performance for the poor in low-income countries in Asia and Africa - Protecting the poor against the impact of health-related shocks - Developing innovations in health provision in low-income countries - Accessibility and utilization of health services for the poor and vulnerable

Honors and Awards

1999-2004 Gates Scholar, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 1996-1997 Ford Foundation Scholarship Award for pursuing graduate studies in public health, 2010 Faculty Grant Award, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

health systems, poverty and health, reproductive health, Bangladesh, South Asia, Africa, program impact evaluation, nephrology

  • 2012 ----- Rahman MH, Agarwal S. Drug Detailers and the Pharmaceutical Market in Bangladesh In Making health markets work better for the poor in Asia and Africa: A global challenge (book chapter in press)

  • Taha TE, Dadabhai SS, Rahman MH, Sun J, Kumwenda J, Kumwenda NI. 2012. Trends in birth weight and gestational age for infants born to HIV-infected, antiretroviral treatment-naive women in Malawi. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Vol 31. DOI: 10.1097/INE0b013e31824d9bd9.

  • Taha ET, Sufia S. Dadabhai SS, Sun J, Rahman MH,  Kumwenda J, Kumwenda N. 2012. Child Mortality Levels and Trends by HIV Status in Blantyre, Malawi: 1989-2009 (in press)

  • 2011 ------Viswanathan K, Hansen PM, Rahman MH, et al. 2011. Can community health workers increase coverage of reproductive health services? J Epidemiol Community Health. Doi:10.1136/jech-2011-200275.

  • Pongpirul K, Walker DG, Rahman H and Robenson C. 2011. DRG coding practice: a nationwide hospital survey in Thailand. BMC Health Services Research, 11:290.