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Department of Public Health

Dr. Mohammad Rahman

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D., Social Policy, 2006. The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University.

Master of Social Policy, Health Policy, 2003.The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University.

Master of Social Science, (Economics), 1995. University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Bachelor of Social Science, Honors, (Economics) 1993. University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

Professor, Department of Public Health, California State University, Fresno (2006 - present)

Senior Research Fellow, Central Valley Health Policy Institute, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Fresno (2006-present)

COURSES TAUGHT:

Graduate level courses taught: 

  • Advanced Concepts in Epidemiology
  • Advanced Pubic Health Statistics
  • Health care Economics
  • Social Factors in Health
  • Health Policy Development: Analysis and Process
  • Health Planning and Program Evaluation

Undergraduate level courses taught: 

  • Public Health Administration
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Contemporary Health Issue
  • Utilization of Healthcare Resources
  • Epidemiology of Disease
  • Computer for Healthcare Professionals
  • Health Law and Legislation 
  • Public Health Statistics

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Hodge, F., Kotkin-Jaszi, K., Rahman, MA, Martinez, F., Prescription, OTC and Complementary Medicine Use among Hmong Adults in Central California. Nursing and Care. Issue 4 Vol 4, 2015

Rahman, MA, Laiju F., Determinants of Profitability of Private Sector Hospitals in Bangladesh. Social Science Review. The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, June 2013; 30 (1) 181-192

Rahman MA, Capitman JA., Can more use of supporting primary care health practitioners increase efficiency of health clinics? Evidence from California's San Joaquin Valley. Journal of Health Care Finance. 2012 Spring; 38(3):78-92

Rahman MA, Capitman JA., Factors Affecting Profit Efficiency of Private Hospitals in Bangladesh: Are Urban Hospitals More Profit-Efficient? Journal of Health Management June 2012; 14(2): 83-96

Rahman, M., “Allocation in the Health Sector of Bangladesh: A Case Study of Medical and Surgical Requisites” Research paper 18, Health Economics Unit, Policy Research Unit, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, February 2000

Rahman, M., “Public Expenditure Review of the Health and Population Sector 1998/99”, Research paper 17, Health Economics Unit, Policy Research Unit, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, January 2000

Quayyum, Z., Routh S., Rahman, M., Jahan, M., Khuda, B., “Cost-Recovery Strategies in the Health and Population Programmes of Bangladesh: Issues for the Application of User Fees” International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) Special Publication No.90, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1999

Levin, AnnAmin, Ahsanul Saifi, Rumana A. Rahman, M. Anisur Barkat-e-Khuda Mozumder, Khorshed A, Cost-effectiveness of Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health Alternative Service Delivery Strategies in Rural Bangladesh”, International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 1997

Rahman, Mohammad A., Capitman, John A., “Productive Efficiency of Primary Care Health Clinics in the San Joaquin Valley, California: Can Use of Non-Licensed Providers Improve Efficiency?” Central Valley Health Policy Institute, California State University Fresno, October 2010

Rahman, Mohammad A., Capitman, John A. Nyandoro, K. “Telemedicine in the San Joaquin Valley: Opportunities and Barriers in Adoption” Central Valley Health Policy Institute, California State University Fresno, December 2009

Chooljian, S., Capitman, J., Rahman, M., Nyandoro, K. Yengoyan, B. “CAUSE: Quality Affordable Healthcare for Everyone” Central Valley Health Policy Institute, California State University Fresno, 2009

GRANTS

Glow! Fresno Group Prenatal Care & Support Phase I A Feasibility and Evaluation Study 2018-2020 (Co-Investigator – Health Economist)

Provost's Faculty Scholarship Awards 2017-18, 2016-17, 2014-15

Undergraduate Research Grant Award 2014-15: Barks and Bytes: Identifying the Growing Dependences and Psychological Implications of Internet Usage among Fresno State Students 

Development of a National Health Care Plan Grant from Fresno Regional Foundation 2007

Central Valley Health Policy Institute California State University, Fresno Interdisciplinary Health Policy Fellowship 2006-2008

San Joaquin Valley Health Enterprise Zone Project 2007

Immigration Survey Grant from Dean of College of Health and Human Services and Dean of Social Science 2006

Wyatt Jones Fellowship (2000-2002), Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA

UNIVERSITY, COMMUNITY, AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

University

  • Director/Graduate Coordinator, Master of Public Health Program (2016-2019)
  • CHHS International Committee on International Education (2008-2012)
  • Chair, Student Outcome Assessment Plan (SOAP) Committee (2009-2016)
  • Member, Undergraduate Academic Program Review Subcommittee (2010-2017)
  • Senator, Academic Senate of CSU, Fresno (2010-2012)

Community

  • Board Member of Research and Policy Integration for Development (RAPID), Dhaka, Bangladesh (2020-present)
  • Board Member, Prava Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2016-present)
  • Board Member, Healing Hope - a non-profit for health and well-being of the Hmong population in Fresno – (2009-2015)
  • Member, Fresno Health Care Access Partnership’s “Access to Specialty Care Task Force” (ASCTF) Telemedicine Clinical Work Group (2008-2010)

Extracurricular

  • Advisor, Muslim Students’ Association (2007-2010)
  • Advisor, Fresno State Student Healthcare Policy Consortium (2013- present)

 

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Mohammad Rahman

Professor
Office: Science II, Room 244 
Phone: (559) 278-4222
Email: mrahman@csufresno.edu