International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Mohammad Rafiqul Mowla Headshot

Mohammad Rafiqul




Chittagong Medical College
Professor Mohammad Rafiqul Mowla received his MBBS, MD, and PhD degrees from the Chittagong University of Bangladesh. He is a Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Venereology at Chittagong Medical College, Bangladesh, where he directs the department’s research section and mentors post-doc, graduate, and undergraduate students. He is heading efforts in his department to initiate clinical trials in patients with autoimmune and inflammatory skin diseases to test drugs developed primarily based on preclinical and translational research. Dr. Mowla received the Global Education Award from the International Society of Dermatology (ISD), the Strauss & Katz Award from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and the World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) 2015 and 2019 Scholarship Award from the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS). He is an author of many publications in national and international scientific journals, original articles, clinical and scientific research studies, epidemiological reports, and abstracts presented at national and international congresses. He has co-authored many scientific publications in reputed peer-reviewed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member in three national and international journals. Dr. Mowla is passionate about the internet and its use for diagnostic teledermatology, medical education, and consumer health information. He is excited about the promise of artificial intelligence in widening access to dermatological expertise. Dr. Mowla is also active in several highly regarded national and international medical groups. He is one of the Directors of the International Society of Dermatology (ISD). He is a Member of the International Affairs Committee (IAC) of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and a Member of the AAD Expert Resource Group (ERG) “Climate Change.” He was an Ambassador of ICD 2021, Melbourne.
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Areas of Interest

Psoriasis, Leprosy, Lupus Erythematosus, and STIs.

IPC Committees / Groups

Fellowship Program Advisory Committee

Languages Spoken

Bengali, English

Involvement with Other Organization(s)

At present, we have no patient organization; provides free consultation at Chittagong Medical College Hospital.