AKM Fazlur Rahman, PhD, is the Executive Director of the Center for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh. He is also a Professor and Advisor in the Department of Epidemiology, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences. He was previously an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child and Mother Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He also has been a guest faculty member in several universities including the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (Bangladesh), Karlstad University, Orebro University, and Karolinska Institute (Sweden). He has contributed to the field of public health for more than twenty-eight years. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Public Health Sciences in the Karolinska Institute in 2000. He has developed injury surveillance methods for low-income countries and was one of the principal investigators of the 2003 Bangladesh Health and Injury Survey. He also conducted the PRECISE research project on child injury prevention in Bangladesh. He was one of the editors of the World Report on Child Injury Prevention, published by the World Health Organization and UNICEF.