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Dr Nahid Choudhury

Senior Lecturer
Master of Nursing Studies, The University of Queensland, Australia; Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology, Australia; Master of Science in Microbiology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh; Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh

Biography

Dr Nahid Choudhury is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing at Swinburne School of Health. He is a qualified clinician (registered nurse) and trained and specialised in infection prevention and control (IPC). He has completed a PhD in Infection Prevention from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and trained and specialised in IPC.

After completing his PhD, he commenced post-doctoral research at the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR) group at Griffith University. He was involved in several NHMRC-funded AVATAR clinical trial projects on vascular catheter devices. Later he started health service evaluation research in Queensland Metro South Health.

Recently, Dr Choudhury was successful in achieving Nursing and Midwifery Research Fellowships (NMRF) with research funding valued $120,000 from Queensland Health in partnership with the Queensland Board of Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. He also received the Excellence in Learning and Teaching Team Award 2022 from the University of Canberra Faculty of Health.

Dr Choudhury is a recipient of over half a million in research funding from various sources including Queensland Health, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital Foundation, and University Research Grants. He was the author of two Lancet papers and published 22 papers in high-ranking journals and presented research outcomes at national and international conferences. 

Research interests

Infection Prevention and Control; Patient Safety; Skin Antisepsis; Cleaning and Hygiene; Medical devices colonisation and infection; Clinical Microbiology; Antimicrobial Resistance; One Health; Clinical Trials; Evaluation of Clinical Practice

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Co-Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Infectious Diseases - 320211
  • Patient Safety - 420317
  • Nursing - 420500

Teaching areas

Nursing;Research

Awards

  • 2022, National, Nursing and Midwifery Research Fellowships , Queensland Health
  • 2018, National, Cardinal Health Infection Control Scholarship Award, Cardinal Health
  • 2016, National, UQ Center for Clinical Research (UQCCR) Publication Award, UQ Center for Clinical Research
  • 2016, National, Medtronic Infection Control Award, Medtronic
  • 2016, National, Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control Conference Scholarship, Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control
  • 2013, National, QUT Wright-Up Scholarship, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2012, National, QUT Grant in Aid Scholarship, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2009, National, QUT Post-Graduate Research Award , Queensland University of Technology

Professional memberships

  • 2022 - 2023: Member, James Cook University (JCU) Graduate Certificate of Infection Control External Reference Group (ERG) , Australia
  • 2014 (current): Member, Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR) , Australia
  • 2014 - 2015: Member, Australian Vascular Access Society (AVAS), Australia
  • 2014 - 2015: Member, Australian Society for Antimicrobials (ASA), Australia

Publications

Also published as: Choudhury, Nahid; Choudhury, N.; Choudhury, Abu; Choudhury, A.; Choudhury, M.; Choudhury, M. A. H. Zamil; Choudhury, Md Abu; Choudhury, Md. Abu
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