DR. S. H. M. Faruk Siddiki
DR. S. H. M. Faruk Siddiki was born on 07 December, 1985 in the village of Dakshin Nagar under Chirirbandar upazila in Dinajpur district. He is the 5th child of his parents, Asir Uddin Shah and Fatema Begum. DR. Faruk is a veterinarian by professional training and completed his DVM degree in 2009 from Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh. He received MS degree in Veterinary Medicine from Bangladesh Agricultural University in the year 2011. After graduation he started his carrier as DVM in Mono Group to prescribe and to visit the poultry farms also reporting, marketing are done from February to June 2010. Then in 2011, he joined to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Program and worked for five months as Additional Veterinary Surgeon (AVS) of Ishwargonj upazila of Mymensingh under duck surveillance project in Bangladesh. Active surveillance program for avian Influenza detection in free-ranging duck farms in 6 districts of Bangladesh, collection and sending of sample, regular reporting were performed. Then, he joined as Additional Veterinary Surgeon (AVS) of three upazilas of Naogaon district i.e. Patnitala, Sapahar and Dhamoirhat under Avian Influenza Preparedness and Response Project (AIPRP) in Bangladesh funded by World Bank and implemented by DLS. Active surveillance program for avian Influenza detection, close supervision of avian Influenza workers’, collection of information and samples of suspected highly pathogenic avian Influenza, emerging infectious diseases and trans-boundary animal diseases etc. were performed for the next ten months in the project. Finally, he joined as Lecturer on 10 February 2014 and promoted as Assistant Professor in 2016 in Department of Medicine under Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur, Bangladesh.