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Program Director, Health Systems
- Adjunct

Contact Info

950 New Hampshire Avenue NW
District of Columbia

Research Interests

International Health; injuries; violence; burden of disease; OpenCourseWare; ethics; South Asia; East Africa; Pakistan; Uganda; Malaysia; road safety; EMS; bioethics; equity
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
The Aga Khan University
Research interests include: - Exploring the impact of injuries and violence as a public health problem in the developing world - Evaluating potential interventions to reduce the burden of injuries in Asia and Africa - Looking at issues of equity and vulnerability in the distribution of the burden of injuries and violence - Measuring the burden of disease using summary measures of population health at national and regional level - Data for decision making in health in the developing world.
In addition, empirical work is currently underway on the ethical implications of public health programs and health research in the developing world.
Honors & Awards
2011: Aron Sobel Guardian Award, Association for Safe International Road Travel
2010: Accepted the Prince Michael International Award for Road Safety for the Road Traffic Injuries Research Network (chair)
2009: Global Health Ambassador, Research!America and Paul Rogers Society for Global Health
2001: Mid-Career Achievement Award, International Health Section, American Public Health Association, USA
2000: Advising, Mentoring and Teaching Recognition Award (AMTR), Student Assembly, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, USA
1998: Elected to the Delta Omega Society - Alpha Chapter; peer reviewed honors society for public health graduates in USA. Lifetime member as of 1999.
1992-1994: International Fellowship for Post-Graduate Studies in Public Health, Aga Khan Foundation, Geneva.
Select Publications
Selected papers only
  • FULL PAPERS: Accepted (in press as of Jan 2009)
  • Hyder AA, Dawson L, Bachani AG, Lavery JV. Moving from research ethics review to research ethics systems in low and middle income countries. The Lancet
  • Hyder AA, Ghaffar A, Masud TI, Bachani A, Nasir K. Injury patterns in long term refugee populations: case study of Afghan refugees. Journal of Trauma
  • Hyder AA, Meddings D, Bachani A. MENTOR-VIP: piloting a global mentoring program for injury and violence prevention. Academic Medicine
  • Hyder AA, Sugerman D, Puvanachandra P, Razzak J, El-Sayed H, Isaza A, Rahman F, Peden M. Childhood unintentional injuries surveillance in developing countries: a multi-country pilot study. Bull of WHO
JHU-Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program
Community-based Intervention to Reduce Childhood Drowning in Bangladesh
Fogarty International Collaborative Trauma and Injury Research Training (ICTIRT)
Injury and Trauma Research Training in Pakistan
Innovations in measuring injury and disability in low income countries: Use of a demographic surveillance system in Uganda
Partnership for Building the Capacity of Makerere University to Improve Health Outcomes in Uganda
Masters Program in Bioethics under Pakistan Bioethics Program-Gateway to the Islamic World
Community-Based Capacity Building for Emergency Preparedness and Response
International Collaborative Trauma and Injury Research
The Burden of Hospitalized Injuries in China
Road Safety in 10 Countries
Wireless Public Health Technologies to Prevent Drowning
To evaluate the trauma care component of the RS 10 project, in Kenya
Saving of Lives from Drowning in Bangladesh
Future Health Systems: Health Services for the Future
Exploring the Ethics of Effective Health Systems Research Symposium
Global Road Safety Program
Bloomberg Road Safety Program 2015-2017: Bloomberg Road Safety Program
Pre-Hospital Ambulance Response using a Checklist in a Chronic Hum...
JHU-IKU Mobile Health for Child Injury Prevention in Malaysia (M-CHILD)
Data for Health Initiative
Improving the Trauma Care System in the Sultanate of Oman
Drowning Prevention Research Program
Chronic Consequences of Trauma, Injuries, Disability Across the Lifespan: Uganda
American-Muslim Violence Initiative
21st Century Cities: Integration and Muslim Communities in Baltimore City
Initiative for Violence against American Muslims
Assessment of Child Injury Prevention Policies
Saving of Lives from Drowning