Dr. Saijuddin Shaikh is an Associate in Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA. He acquired Bachelor of Science in Physiology at Burdwan University, India and a Master of Science in Physiology at Vidyasagar University, India. He obtained Master in Public Health (MPH) at Mahidol University, Thailand. He earned his PhD in nutrition at Calcutta University, India. He was a Postdoctoral Associate at University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. He is a visiting scientist, Society for Applied Studies, India and guest lecturer at Department of Human Physiology, Vidyasagar University, India. He is a frequent speaker at different scientific seminar, conference and meeting in country and aboard and has been awarded as a best presenter from different conferences. He has several publications in peer review international journals.
Dr Shaikh is interested in the fields of research are public health nutrition and body composition. He has more than 15 years of professional experiences in these research fields. He does also research on adolescent health and nutrition in developing countries. His present research focuses on nutritional supplementation to the women before and during pregnancy and explore the effect of supplementation on birth outcome.