University of Calgary

Tanvir Chowdhury

  • Associate Professor
  • Full Time Faculty


Dr. Turin trained and worked as a physician in Bangladesh. He received his Masters in 2005 from Karolinska Institute, Sweden and his PhD in 2008 from Shiga Medical University, Japan. After finishing a Postdoctoral Fellowship from Japan Science of Promotion of Sciences (JSPS), he moved to University of Calgary in 2010 to pursue a Postdoctoral Fellowship from The Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Collaboration (ICDC).

He has acquired Fellowship Awards from the Canadian Health Research Institute (CIHR) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA).

His current research work includes mitigation of barriers to health care faced by the immigrant community. He also works with using social media as a mean of knowledge translation activity for promoting health.

Dr. Turin draws upon the background as a clinician with a diverse set of research methodological experience and has been involved in research projects with focus on dynamic changes in risk factors and long-term risk projections using administrative data source.

Photograph of Tanvir Chowdhury

Curriculum Vitae

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