Md Ismail Tareque is an Associate Professor at the Department of Population Science and Human Resource Development at the University of Rajshahi (RU), Bangladesh. He received his PhD in Public Health from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan. He also successfully completed a course at the International Max Planck Research School for Demography and participated in training workshops at the Australian National University, RAND Corporation, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology and Chulalongkorn University.
His areas of research cover health expectancy, disability, population ageing, intimate partner violence and public health. He was the lead author in several research articles published in internationally peer-reviewed journals such as PLoS One, BMC Geriatrics, BMC Psychiatry, Ageing and Society, BMC Public Health, Asian Population Studies, Research on Aging, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Journal of Aging and Health, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, etc. In 2017, Tareque was the youngest teacher to receive RU’s prestigious award, the “Dean’s Award” for his work. At CARE, he is involved in investigations on health expectancy and mortality of Singaporean older adults.