Shamima Lasker

Shamaima Lasker

Professor of Anatomy

Shaqhabuddin Medical College, Bangladesh







Network Investigator


Research Keywords: 

Myocardial disarray, Diabetes, Bioethics 



I, Shamima Parvin Lasker, PhD (USA), EMMB (Europe), MPH (USA), MPhil (BD), MSc (BD) am an Anatomist, Bioethicist and Journal Editor. Of my 30 years of teaching career, I have been working as Professor and Head of Anatomy since 2007 in Bangladesh. I have also been working as the Visiting Professor of Clinical Anatomy, Dentistry and Bioethics, AUSN, USA.  
I was the Consultant of bioethics for UNESCO in 2009, and FAO in 2015 respectively. I was the Vice president of Asian Bioethics Association for two consecutive terms from 2012-2014 and 20142016.  At the national level I have established Bangladesh Bioethics Society in 2009 and working for the society as Founding Chairman and General Secretary till to date. In recognition of my dedicated work and organizing ability to promote the cause of Bioethics in Bangladesh, I have been honored as “Honorary Lifetime Membership” of the UNESCO Asia Pacific School of Ethics in 2009. I am also the member of the National Ethics Committee of Bangladesh of BMRC for two consecutive terms (2015-2017 & 2017-2019). In Bangladesh, I have organized many national and international conference, seminar, workshop and innovative programme on bioethics.   


Related Websites: 

Profile page on ResearchGate


Key Publications:

Shamima Parvin Lasker. Peer Review system: A Golden standard for publications process. Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 2018; 9(1):13-23

Shamima Parvin Lasker and Marcello Ghilardi. Genetic Gestational Surrogacy: Hope for Muslims. Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 2017; 7(3):1-8. 

Shamima Parvin Lasker. Surrogacy around the world. Editorial. Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 2017;7(3): 

Shamima Parvin Lasker. Needs of publication ethics. Preceding of Bioethics and Humanity (Pernas 8 JBHKI & ABC17). Nov 2016. 

Mohammad Rashedul Islam, Shamima Parvin Laskar, Darryl Macer. A study on service availability and readiness assessment of noncommunicable diseases using the WHO tool for Gazipur District in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics Volume 7, Issue 2, 2016. 

Antoni Barikdar, Tahera Ahmed and Shamima Parvin Lasker. The Situation of the Elderly in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 2016; 7(1):27-36. 

Ahmed Raihan Abir and Shamima Parvin Lasker. Ethical aspects of Dhaka University Tele-medicine System. Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 2015; 6(3):30-36. 

Shamima Parvin Lasker. Public responsibility in healthcare. Proceedings The 12th Asia Pacific Conference (APC 12) & The 15th Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC 15), Japan. Nov., 2014 pp.361-363.

Md Haider Ali Khan and Shamima Parvin Lasker. A review of ethics in developing country in perspective of dental research. Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 2014 Vol.5(1): 11-19.  

Shamima Parvin Lasker. Global Perspectives on Ethics Teaching: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities. The First UNESCO Conference on Ethics Education for All. Oct 2014, Thailand. Pp 154-158.