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Dr Abdur Rouf Name: Dr Abdur Rouf
Lecturer (Medical Science)
+612 9739 2882
+612 9739 2319
Organisational Area
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Behavioural and Health Sciences (NSW)
North Sydney
Building 532 - Tenison Woods House (8-20 Napier Street, North Sydney NSW 2060)-Level 7-Room 532.7.13
Biographical Information

Dr. Abdur Rouf has got graduate degree in Medicine (MBBS) with post graduate qualifications in Medical Science (M.Phil.Path; MCPS Cli. Path). He has also qualification in Higher Education (GradCert.HE) and holds Membership/Fellowships of National and International professional bodies (MAIMS, FASCP, FAcadMEd) in the field of Medical science, Pathology and Medical Education.

He has been working as a University academic in the field of medical science over a period of decade and has extensive experience in teaching medicine, dentistry, nursing and other allied health science students along with clinical work of histopathology, cytology, haematology and research. His research interests include primarily in the experimental carcinogenesis and prevention, early diagnosis of cancer, cardiovascular & oral health, histopathology & cytology and medical education.

Dr Rouf has had special interest in Medical Science education, so opted to join University teaching since after his post-graduation and continuing till day. He has a passion to make teaching & learning interesting, effective & integrated leading to development of a sound basic knowledge with analytical skill and professional competence in the relevant field.

Dr Rouf also has wide experience in participating/presenting in various National and International workshop/seminar/congress related to pathology, cytology and medical science education.


Mehta, H and Rouf, A. (2013), 'A comparative study of drug abuse among students at a Sydney university', Journal of Drug Addiction, Education, 9 (1), 11-21.

Mehta, H and Rouf, A. (2013), 'Role of gender and linguistic background on students' learning styles in an interprofessional science unit', Journal of Modern Education Review, 3, 302-308.

Shamim, S., Rouf, A. (2013), 'Successful return of regular menstrual flow after removal of a huge cervical fibroid:  A case report', Journal of surgical sciences, 17 (1), 58-61.

Mehta, H. and Rouf, A. (2013), 'Pedagogical approaches to enhance student learning in the new interprofessional health science units at the Australian Catholic University', Journal of Modern Education Review, 3, 250-255.

Mehta, H. and Rouf, A. (2013), 'Learner-centred pedagogical approaches to enhance student engagement and academic performance in inter-professional health education', 6th International conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Seville (Spain) IATED, November 2013, proceeding.

Rouf, A. (2011), 'Assessment of self-directed learning by comprehensive online test',   International journal of biology education, 1, 45-52.

Shamim, S. and Rouf, A. (2011), 'Pregnancy associated with hepatobillary diseases: A review', Journal of surgical sciences, 17, 35-43.

Robinson, K., Rouf, A., et al. (2010),'Academic guided peer support for struggling first year students', In Learning, Teaching and Social Justice in Higher Education, eds. N Riseman, S Rechter & E Warne, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, 189-199.

Rouf, A. and Aziz, M.A. (2003), 'Problems of Chronic alcoholism in dentistry: A review', Journal  of oral health, 5, 60-61.

Rouf, A., Shamim, S., and Ali, SM. (1997), 'Histopathology of Breast lesions: An analysis', Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons, 15, 55-58.

Rouf, A. (1996),'Oral cancer: A review of aetiology with an approach for prevention', Journal of oral health, 3, 30-32.

Shamim, S., Rouf, A., Kundu, K.K., and Chowdhury,T.A. (1996), 'A clinical study of 100 cases of infertility attending the infertility clinic at IPGMR Dhaka' , Journal of Dhaka Medical College,  5, 95-98.

Rouf, A., Chowdhury I.B., and Azim, F. (1996), 'Fibrous histiocytoma arising from vaginal wall:  A case report', Bangladesh Medical Journal, 25: 29-3.

Rouf, A., Islam, B., Khan, B.R., and Islam , K. M. N. (1995), 'Effect of indomethacin on induction and growth of rat mammary tumours', Journal of Bangladesh college of Physician and Surgeons, 13, 108-113.

Rouf, A., and Ali, S.M. (1995), 'Prevalence of oral cancer:  A report of 261 oral lesions', Journal of oral health, 2, 4-7

Rouf, A., and Ali, S.M. (1995),'The pattern of surgically treated thyroid pathology in Bangladesh', Bangladesh Journal of Pathology, 10(1), 14-16.

Rouf, A., Faruque, M., and Ali, SM. (1995), 'Nonhodgkins Lymphoma presenting as a nodule on the tongue surface: A case report', Journal of oral health, 2, 8-10.

Rouf, A., Hossain, K.N., and Ali, S.M. (1995), 'Granulomatous mastitis: A case report and brief review of literature', Journal of Dhaka Medical College, 4, 73-74.

Rouf, A., and Ali, S.M. (1995), 'Primary meningioma of the left paranasal sinus: A case report and brief review of literature', Bangladesh Journal of Pathology, 9, 18-19.

Rouf, A., Faruque, M., Khandker, M.M.H., and Hossain, M.A.(1995), 'Haemophilia: its management in operative dentistry', Journal of oral health, 1, 23-24.

Faruque, M., Haque, M.E., Ali, M., and Rouf, A. (1995), 'A study of eruption time of deciduous teeth', Bangladesh  Dental Journal, 11, 18 &ndash19.

Faruque, M., Chowdhury, H., Rouf, A., and Hasan, M.N. (1994), 'A study of different tooth length in Bangladesh', Bangladesh Dental Journal 10, 21-24.

Rouf , A., Hossain, M.A., and Faruque, M. (1993), 'Hepatitis B : Implications for Dental Professionals', Bangladesh Dental Journal, 10, 3-8.


  • Research involving cancer prevention
  • Early diagnosis of cancer -surgical pathology and cytology
  • Scholarship of learning and teaching- pedagogical approaches in health science education, student engagement.
Professional Memberships
  • Australian Institute of Medical scientists  
  • Academy of Medical Educators
  • American society for Clinical Pathology
  • International Association of Medical Science Educators
  • Australasian Interprofessional Practice & Education Network
  • Vision & Innovation in Biological Education Network



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