A renowned Ethical Committee of ShSMC is formed to guides investigations / researches of this institution. Any research projects funded by the government or non-government agencies, college own research studies and publications in professional journals necessitate the research project to get an approval from this committee.

Ethical committee Members:

Sl No. Name Professional Designation Committee Designation
1. Prof. Dr. Ridwanur Rahman


Head of the Dept. of Medicine, ShSMC, Dhaka. Chairman
2. Dr. A. M. Selim Reza Head of the Dept. of Forensic Medicine, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member Secretary
3. Prof. Dr. ABM Muksudul Alam Principal, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
4. Dr. Md. Shahadat Hossain Vice-Principal, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
5. Prof. Dr. Uttam Kumar Barua Director, ShSMCH, Dhaka. Member
6. Prof. Dr. Sayeda Afroza Head of the Dept. of Paediatrics, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
7. Prof. Dr. Farhana Dewan Head of the Dept. of Obs. & Gynae, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
8. Prof. Dr. Nilufar Rahman Head of the Dept. of Physiology, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
9. Prof. Dr. Musarrat Haque Head of the Dept. of Community Medicine, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
10. Prof. Dr. Meherunnessa Head of the Dept. of Pathology, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
11. Prof. Saeeda Sultana Head of the Dept. of Pharmacology, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
12. Prof. Dr. Kamal Sultan Head of the Dept. of Biochemistry, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
13. Prof. Md. Mujibur Rahman Professor of the Dept. of Medicine, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
14. Prof. Dr. Mahmud Hasan Head of the Dept. of Surgery, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
15. Prof. A. H. M. Rowshon Head of the Dept. of Gastroenterology, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
16. Dr. Md. Humayun Kabir Head of the Dept. of Dentistry, ShSMC, Dhaka. Member
17. Md. Altaf Mahmud Journalist, Dhaka. Member
18. Md. Abu Sufian Imam, ShSMCH, Dhaka. Member
19. Asha Lota Superintendent of Nursing, ShSMCH, Dhaka. Member
20. Ad. Md. Firoj Ahmed Advocate, Bangladesh Supreme Court, Dhaka. Member
21. Khandakar Nurun Nahar Social Service Officer, ShSMCH, Dhaka. Member



  • To provide independent, competent, and timely review of the ethics of proposed researches/studies.
  • To contribute to safeguarding the dignity, rights, safety, and well-being of all actual or potential research participants.
  • To take into consideration the principle of justice-which requires that the benefits and burdens of research be distributed fairly among all groups and classes in society, taking into account age, gender, economic status, culture, and ethnic consideration.
  • ShSMC will be independent from political, institutional, professional, and market influences.
  • To ensure that there is regular evaluation of the ethics of ongoing researches/studies that received a positive decision.
  • The ShSMC will have due regard for the requirements of relevant regulatory agencies and applicable laws