Dr. Helal Uddin Ahmed
MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)
Associate Professor of Child Adolescent & Family Psychiatry
Department - Psychiatry and Mental Health
Graduated on 1999 from Chittagong Medical College and completed MD (Psychiatry) on 2011 from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka.
Received fellowship training on Child Psychiatry from ‘Fondazione Child’, Italy and trained on ‘Autism and Neurodevelopmental disabilities’ from South Korea. He also received fellowship from Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (JSPN-Fellow) on 2010, Indo-Global Psychiatric Initiative fellowship (IGPI Fellow) on 2011 and ‘Y-Mind Fellowship’ from Sao Paulo-Brazil on 2013. Dr. Ahmed worked as a Temporary Advisor of WHO Bangladesh, in the field of mental health and substance abuse for a short tenure on 2012. He is the Area Coordinator of Australasia region of Early Career Psychiatrists Council of WPA (World Psychiatric Association).
He has 42 publications as author or co-author and presented 11 scientific papers in international conferences held in Bangladesh, Argentina, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, India, Brazil, Italy and Spain.
Dr. Ahmed has more than 200 popular write up on mental health issue, published in national daily and weekly newspapers. In 2013 He received “Prof. Hidayetul Islam Gold Medal Award” for research contribution and devotion in Psychiatry as a young psychiatrist of Bangladesh. Currently he is working as Associate Professor of Child Adolescent and Family Psychiatry in National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Dhaka, Bangladesh.