Pro Vice Chancellor (Research & Development)


Contact Information:

Professor Dr. Md. Shahidullah Sikder

Pro Vice Chancellor (Research & Development)

Room: 123, Block: B

Tel: 9634578, 55165607

PABX: 4603, 4979

Fax: 88-02-55165606



PS to Pro Vice Chancellor (Research & Development):

Mr. Sumon Das

Tel: 9634578

PABX: 4559


Name : Professor. Dr. Md. Shahidullah Sikder
Father's name : Md. Abdus Sayed Sikder
Present address : Flat No. C-10, House No. 8 (New) Road No. 05, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205.
Permanent Address : Vill+ P.O-Targaon, P.S.-Kapasia, Dist: Gazipur, Bangladesh
Present Official Position : Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research Development)
Chairman, Department of Dermatology Venereology
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
Shahbagh, Dhaka.-1000.
Phone: 9634578, BSMMU PABX-4603, Fax: 88-02-8626156
Date of Birth : 1O ctober 1959.
Nationality : Bangladeshi by birth
Marital status : Married.
Contribution in the Liberation war : Freedom Fighter

Key Qualification

Expert in the Field of Environmental, Arsenical Occupational Dermatology,Teaching, Patient Management, Research Work
Good Inter Personal Skills, Experience in Multi-Cultural Environment
Proven Leadership Quality
Experienced in Research Activities
Successfully Planned and Co-ordinated the activities of World Bank Funded Arsenic Mitigation program of BMA
Resource Person of training Program Research work organized by Health Ministry, Bangladesh

Key experience

Successfully working as Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor for 2 term at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
More than 35 years’ experience in the management of acute and Chronic Patient of Dermatology Medicine
30 Years’ experience of teaching in the field of post Graduate Medicine (Dermatology and Preventive Medicine)
30 years’ experience of Research activities in both preventive curative health Science

Research Work :

1. M. RahmanS. Sikder,M.F. Khan : Study on Socio-Economic Status of End Stage Renal Disease Patients in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Renal J. 1992. 11(2), 66-69
2. SahaSk, Sikder S, Khan M M R, Roy P.K, Raihan A S M A, Rahman M T et al : Chronic Arsenic toxicity and non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis -A case report. Bangladesh J. Medicine 1998; 9(2): 64-66
3. AZM Maidul, A MoMin : Clinical Manifestation of Chronic Aresenic>Toxicity in Bangladesh – A 250 Case Study, Bangladesh J. Dermatol. Venereolleprol>1999; 16 (1):6-8
4. Shah SK, S. Sikder,Zakaria ASM, Khan MMR Rahman, H Roy P Ket al. Chronic Arsenic Toxicity and liver damage - report of two cases with review of literature. Bangladesh Medical Journal 1999; 28: 52-54
5. M S Sikder, AZM Maidul, MA Karim Khan, M AsadulHuq, SAR Chowdhury, Mir Misbahuddin : Effect of Sphirulina in the treatment of Chronic Arsenicosis; Bangladesh Journal of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology 2000; 17(1) 19-13
6. Surab Ali, Abu HenaMostafa Kamal, Subrato Kumar Biswas, AKM muyeen-us>safa, ShahidullahSikder :A comparative Study between the arsenic content of>Hair and Nail Samples in chronic Arsenicism cases : Bangladesh Journal of>pathology 2001; 16 (2); 10-11
7. M HasiburRahman, M ShahidullahSikder: Impact of Arsenicosis affecting millions in Bangladesh, Journal of Community Health and Medical Research 2004:. 8(1), 5-12
8. M S Sikder, MH Rahman, AZM maidul, MSU Khan, MM Rahman; Study of the histopathology of chronic arsenicosis, Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists; 2004: 14(4), 205-209.
9. A.Rahim, MS Sikder,Clinico Pathologic Manifestations and outcome of Dengue fever and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever : Bangladesh Med. Res. Counc.Bull. 2005: 31 (1), 36-45
10. Sikder MS, Maidul AZM, Ali M, Rahman M H : Socio economic Status of Chronic Arsenicosis Patient in Bangladesh, Mymenshingh Medical Journal, Jan, 2005: 14(1), 50-53
11. M H Rahman, M S Sikder,AZM maidul, MA Wahab :Spirulina as food supplement is effective in arsenicosis : Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologist, 2006: 16: 86-92
12. T Sikder, S Sikder,Zakir Ahmed,M Rahman, AK Nandi : Socio-Dermographic Journal of Characeteristics ofseborrheic Dermatitis in A District Hospital of Bangladesh: Bangladesh Dermatology,VenereologyLeprology, 2007: 24(1):12-14.
13. T Sikder, MS Sikder,MH Rahman; Incidence of skin cancer in arsenicosis Patients in a selected Area of Bangladesh; Bangladesh journal of dermatology Venereology and Leprology; 2008: 25 (2), 50-56
14. M S Sikder, A Rahman, H Rahman, MS Bhuiyan NB Shakya: Pepper Dermatitis: A Case Report; Bangladesh Journal of dermatology Venereology and Leprology; 2008: 25 (1): 23-24
15. AnzirunNahar, ShahidullahSikder,Asifuzzaman, Md.Shahidullah, Farzana Sultana Nur,>Md. NazmulHoqueSarker : pattern of skin Diseases in under five children attending in>OPD, BSMMU: Bangladesh Journal of dermatol, Venereol, and >Leprol; 2009: 26 (2), 63-64
16. Lubnakhandhakar, Agha MasoodChoudhury, MA wahab, Md .ShahidullahSikder,Md. Shirajul Islam Khan: Safety of Topical application of Pimecrolimus Cream in the treatment of Discoid Lupus Erythematosus : Bangladesh Journal dermatol, Venereol, and Leprol; 2009: 26 (2), 69-73
17. TusharKantiSikder, Md .ShahidullahSikder,MoushumiChowdhury, ASM Zakaria: DLE with Unusual Presentation – A case report : Bangladesh Journal dermatol, Venereol, and Leprol; 2009 : 26 (2), 85-86
18. Nabin Bakta Shakya, Md .ShahidullahSikder,NargisAkter, Momtaj Begum, MA wahab, Mohammad Jamal Uddin, AZM MaidulIsalam : Correlation of Hemoglobin level with the grade of Arsenicosis : Bangladesh Journal of dermatol, Venereol, and Leprol; 2009: 30 (1), 36-45
19. Study on pterygium among outdoor workers: Dissertation of DCM Course
20. Study on Dermatological manifestation of chronic arsenicosispatient: MD (Dermatology) Thesis
21. Khondker L,Choudhury AM, Wahab MA, Sikder MS, Khan MSI. Safety of Topical Application of Pimecrolimus Cream in the Treatment of Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE). Bangladesh J. Dermatol. Venereol. Leprol. 2009; 26(2): 69-73.
22. Sikder MS, Khondker L, Khan MSI. Rhinosporidiosis: A rare case report. Bangladesh J. Dermatol. Venereol. Leprol. 2011 Jan; 28(1): 41-46.
23. Rahman MH, Sikder MS, Khondker L, Khan MSI, Siddique MRU, Nahid A. Comparative safety of tazarotene with 0.05% tretinoin in the treatment of acne vulgaris. Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons 2013 January; 31(1): 18-22.
24. Debatosh Paul1, Abu Naser Ibne Sattar2, Chandan Kumar Roy3, Saiful Islam4, Sheuly Ferdousei5, Tarun Kanti Paul6, Mesbah Uddin Ahmed7 * and Md Shahidullah Sikder8 : Role of Neutrophil CD64 as an Emergine Biomarker in the Evaluation of Neonatal Sepsis; Int Clin Pathol J 4(5): 00107. DOI: 10.15406/icpjl.2017.04.00107


Rahman MH, Sikder MS, Khondker L. Efficacy and tolerability of tazarotene cream and 0.05% tretinoin cream in the treatment of acne vulgaris. BSMMU Journal.2015 January; 8(1): 24-29
26. Md. Shahidullah Sikder, Mohammed Saiful Islam Bhuiyan, S. M. Manzurul Haque, Khondoker Anwarul Islam and Sheikh Md. Khorshed Alam : Plasma alpha-2-macroglobulin level in moderate to severe psoriasis; Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal; 2017: 10 (4), 246-248


Noor T , Sikder MS,Khondker L, Bhuiyan MSI and Rahman T. Behavioral factors associated with the development of skin cancer in patiens of arsenicosis Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University J.2018;11:103-106.

Worked as Guide:

FCPS student’s Dissertation on pattern of skin diseases in under five children>attending in OPD, BSMMU
MD student’s thesis on Anemia in Arsenicosis
MD Thesis on leg ulcer
MD Thesis on atopic dermatitis
MD Thesis on other Discipline of Medicine
MD Thesis on Arsenical Dermatology.

Training obtained as teacher and specialist:

Training obtained in clinical epidemiology from London school of tropical medicine>and Hygiene, London University, London, UK
Attended the inter country meeting of trainers for arsenic epidemiology and research organized by world health organization (WHO)
Attended workshop organized by BMRC
Participated in the training program organized by BCPS for medical teachers
Participated in the data management workshop organized by BRAC
Attended workshop at BUET on Arsenic concerns in south Asia organized by Center for Environmental and resource management in cooperation with higher education link program, British council

Paper presentation and participation in the international conference and Seminar:

Paper presented in the 21st world congress of dermatology held in Buenos Aires,Argentina
Paper presented in the first south Asian regional conference of dermatology at Kathmandhu, Nepal
Paper presented in the 3rd south Asian regional conference of dermatology in>Colombo, Srilanka
Participated as resorce person in the IADVL and was the chairperson and speaker of scientific seminar in Agra, India
Paper presented in the 24th world congress of dermatology held in Milan, Italy
Participated in the UN General Assembly as delegate member along with honorable Prime Minister.

Social involvement:

Life member and elected central executive committee member of Bangladesh> medical Association (BMA)
Life member and elected central executive committee member of Bangladesh>Dermatological Society Member of World Dermatology Society

Founder chairman of ShamajikShasthya Kendra

Founder of Rouf Sikder Bohumokhi Karigari Biddaloy at native village, Kapasia, Gazipur.
President, Progressive Doctors Union.
Former President of Chikthsak Parishad, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.
Central Leader of 14 Party Progressive alliance Engineers, Agriculturist, Doctors Forum
President of Bangladesh Academy of Dermatology (BAD)

Educational qualification:

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians Surgeons (FRCP) Glasgow, U.K
Doctor of Medicine(MD. Derma) from institute of Post Graduate Medicine Research,University of Dhaka
Post Graduate Diploma in Community Medicine(DCM)From National Institute of Preventive Social Medicine, university of Dhaka
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS )Sylhet Medical college,Chittagong University


List of the Pro Vice Chancellors (Research & Development)

Sl. No. Name From To
01. Professor Dr. Md. Shahidullah Sikder 25 Mar 2014 24 Mar 2017
02. Professor Dr. Md. Shahidullah Sikder 25 Mar 2017 Present