Tanjina (PhD)

PhD, Department of Nutrition and Food Science at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

Detroit, MI

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Highly motivated and strongly committed to contribute in global nutrition by improving nutrition and health outcomes of renal patients. Building a career in Renal research with a focus on nutrition related changes in the field of public health and renal nutrition. Equipped with comprehensive knowledge of assessing lipid and its particles, checking, calibrating and maintaining test equipment, dietary and anthropometric assessment, protocol writing, data analysis and ability to work in a clinical setting. Armed with articulate communication, writing, presentation, and interpersonal aptitudes. Academic degree in Nutrition and Food Science has helped me to establish my carrier in the platform of community nutrition. A master’s degree in public health (MPH) has weaved a dream to work in the field of non-communicable disease. I love a quotation by Steve Jobs, "People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that really do.” I believe that, “Never stop dreaming until you have a thinkable and functional brain”. I love reading story books/Novels, traveling, and photography!

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Public health
Renal Nutrition
Food Science
Work experience

Aug 2017 - Present

Wayne State University

Research Assistant

Research Scientist with 2+ years of experience in Renal Nutrition research projects involving human and plasma sample, demonstrated innovation in strategy building, resource allocation, personnel management, task prioritization, collaboration, and coordination in various projects leading to reduced cost, time, and accelerated lab output, effective scientific communicator, capable of articulating scientific concepts in both written and oral forms. As a Research Assistant 1. Worked in the multi-countries randomized controlled trial study entitled, “Palm Tocotrienol in Chronic Hemodialysis Study (PATCH) 2. Developed Nutrition Booklet for Bangladeshi Dialysis patients 3. Arranged pilot training program to create renal research workforce in a disadvantageous population involving training module development, training sessions for Nutrition graduates with timely follow-up. 4. Analyzed data and prepared research reports. 5. Led a nutrition education pilot intervention project which include provision of nutrition education among dialysis patients in Bangladesh with 3 months follow-up. 6. Coordinated with multiple representative from universities and hospitals 7. Conducted field survey, managed personnel involved in data collection and resource mobilization. 8. Responsible for establishing and maintaining experimental schedules and deadlines

Aug 2017 - Mar 2020

Noakhali Science and Technology University

Assistant Professor

Provided education on biochemistry, microbiology, food science, epidemiology and biostatistics classes to graduate and undergraduate students, assisted undergraduate and graduate students on laboratory experiments and research projects. Academic tasks also include -Course Co-coordinator, member of Exam Committee and Assistant Proctor.


Aug 2015 - Dec 2019

Wayne State University

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Construct syllabus, prepare quizes and question paper, evaluate lab reports and exam papers, prepare and discuss teaching materials, arrange lab classes and teach undergraduate students at Wayne State University.

Mar 2014 - Jul 2017

Noakhali Science and Technology University

Lecturer, Dept. of Food Technology and Nutrition Science


Apr 2010 - Oct 2012


Nutrition Officer

Had enriching experience of working in the largest business category of Nestle Bangladesh, the Infant Nutrition business, both in nutrition and marketing, gained critical experience of working in the Hospital and Pharmacy channel as a front line employee. Communicate with Health care professionals at different levels to facilitate promotional activity of infant formula. Member of Science Club to develop standard detailing aids to be used in field level for communication and participate in new & existing products sensory evaluations.

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