Salina is a PhD student affiliated with the Economic Evaluation of Health Technology Assessment (TEEHTA) team in the Centre for Health Economics (CHE). Her Doctoral research focuses on finding the impact of the expansion of Community Clinics in Bangladesh on
health outcomes status and is supervised by Simon Walker and James Lomas. She received her BSS (Bachelor in Social Sciences) and MSS (Master in Social Science) degrees in Economics from the University of Dhaka. Her terminal degree is MSc in Economics from Lund University, Sweden under the LUND University Global Scholarship (LUGS) award. Her research interest covers several aspects, including Health Economics, International Economics, Development Alternatives, Quantitative tools and techniques, etc.
Salina has been working as an Associate Professor (on study leave) in the Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka, since 2012. She was also working in BRAC University as a lecturer during 2011. She started her career as a Research Associate
in SANEM (South Asian Network on Economic Modelling) in 2009. Salina was mainly conducting quantitative courses, such as Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Mathematical Economics, Econometrics, etc. She is co-author of eleven publications (two working papers) in different national and international journals. Her keen interest relies on application and gradual development of different econometric models with the exploitation of primary and secondary data on health outcome status in Bangladesh and beyond.