Jalal Uddin. Jalal Uddin (2019 PhD) is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Department of Epidemiology at UAB.

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Research Interests: Economic Stressors, Health Behaviors, and Physical and Mental Health; Couple’s Power Relations, Women’s Autonomy, and Reproductive Health; Equity in Maternal and Child Health.

Education:
  • BSS, Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 2007
  • MSS, Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 2009
  • MSC, Sociology and Anthropology, Iowa State University, July 2014

Honores and Awards:
  • William Cockerham Award for Best Graduate Student Paper, Department of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2017
  • Academic Advancement Award, Alpha Kappa Delta (ISU chapter), USA, 2013
  • Fulbright Scholarship, USA, 2012-2014
  • Dean’s Award, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009
  • UNFPA Research Fellowship, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2008

Publications:
  • Jalal Uddin, Mohammad H. Pulok ,and Nasim-Us Sabah, “Correlates of unmet need for contraception in Bangladesh: Does couple’s concordance in household decision-making matters?" Contraception 94 (No. 1, 2016):18-26.
  • M. Habibullah Pulok, Md Nasim-Us Sabah, Jalal Uddin, and Ulrika Enemark, “Progress in the Utilization of Antenatal and Delivery Care Services in Bangladesh: Where Does the Equity Gap Lie?” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 16 (2016):200.
  • Jalal Uddin and Robert E. Mazur, “Socio-economic factors differentiating healthcare utilization among cyclone survivors in rural Bangladesh: A case study of cyclone Sidr,” Health Policy and Planning (2014):1-9.
  • Jalal Uddin, Muhammad Z. Hossin, Farzana Mahbub, and Muhammad Z. Hossain, “Healthcare-seeking behavior among the Chakma ethnic group in Bangladesh: Can the accessibility and cultural beliefs shape healthcare utilization?” International Quarterly of Community Health Education 33 (No. 4, 2013):375-89.
  • Jalal Uddin, “Dynamics of cyclone evacuation behavior among southwestern coastal residents in Bangladesh: A case study of cyclone Sidr,” Journal of Emergency Management 8 (No. 4, 2010):63-71.
  • Amanullah ASM and Jalal Uddin, “Dynamics of health behavior regarding hospital waste management in Dhaka, Bangladesh: A dysfunctional health belief model,” International Quarterly of Community Health Education 29 (No. 4, 2010):363-80.

Publications in Progress:
  • Jalal Uddin, Muhammad Z. Hossain, Mohammad H. Pulok, “Couple's Concordance and Discordance in Household Decision-making and Married Women's Contraceptive Use in Bangladesh," BMC Women’s Health (2017, revised and resubmitted).
  • Shellie Ellis, Saleema Karim, Jalal Uddin, Daniel Marx, and Rachel Vukas, “Effect of Group Practice Organization on Quality of Care among Specialist. A Systematic Review.” (2017, under review).

Manuscripts in Progress:
  • Jalal Uddin, Elizabeth Baker, and Adrienne Milner, “Couple’s reports of women’s autonomy in household decision-making and their influence on contraceptive use: Empirical evidence from South Asia.”
  • Jalal Uddin and Elizabeth Baker, “Mother’s education and child malnutrition in Bangladesh: Does mother’s autonomy explain the links?”
  • Jalal Uddin and Joseph D. Wolfe, “The relationship between unemployment and health outcome during and after the great recession in the United States.”
  • M. Habibullah Pulok, Jalal Uddin, Ulrika Enemark, and Muhammad Z. Hossin, “Regional inequity in antenatal and delivery care services in Bangladesh: Examining the trends and determinants”
  • M. Habibullah Pulok, Jalal Uddin, Ulrika Enemark, and Muhammad Z. Hossin, “Regional inequity in child malnutrition in Bangladesh: Examining the trends and determinants”

Presentations:
  • Jalal Uddin and Elizabeth Baker 2017. Couple’s reports of women’s authority in household decision-making and their influence on contraceptive use: Empirical evidence from South Asia. Poster presented at the Population Association of America meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Jalal Uddin. 2014. Drinking water crisis in coastal Bangladesh: A conceptual model to be used to improve the community based adaptations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Jalal Uddin. 2013. Factors Differentiating Health-seeking Behavior of Cyclone Survivors in Southwestern Coastal Bangladesh: A Case Study of Cyclone Sidr. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Jalal Uddin. 2010. Perception of illness and health seeking behavior among Chakma ethnic group in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. Paper presented the key findings at the meeting organized by UNDP-CHTDF at Rangamati, Bangladesh.