Sonia Pervin is a PhD student and researcher with a primary background in nutrition and public Health. She has over 8 years experience working in The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR-B), an international public health research institution based in Bangladesh. She started her career with former Centre for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CCNCD) with a career goal to become a nutritional epidemiologist in the non-communicable diseases research field. She was awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship by University of Queensland (UQ) to pursue her doctoral research investigating the changes in dietary pattern and its association in developing Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) within the Australian population. During her tenure at ICDDR-B, she was involved in numerous research studies on childhood obesity, hypertension, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, gestational diabetes and CVDs in different capacity.

Sonia is part way through her PhD looking at dietary pattern and associations with cardio-metabolic diseases in Australian population.

PhD topic

Changes in dietary pattern and associations with cardio-metabolic diseases in Australian population - The Mater/University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy (MUSP) cohort

Supervisors

  • Associate Professor Abdullah Mamun