Rasheda Sultana

Rasheda Sultana

Rashida Sultana, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor

mxs218@shsu.edu | 936-294-1110 | CHSS 432D

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Rasheda Sultana has been at Sam Houston State University since 2020. She teaches a unique combination of classroom and laboratory-based courses and has more than 10 years of instructional experience in multiple disciplines of Health Sciences including public health, infectious and chronic diseases, microbiology, biochemistry and nutrition, and physiology. She serves as mentors to undergraduate and graduate research students and facilitates student-centered training and research programs by collaborating with health care facilities, industries, and other community health partners. She previously served as a Lecturer of the Biotechnology program at Indiana University Bloomington and Adjunct Lecturer of Biochemistry at the City College of New York. Several undergraduates and graduate students of Dr. Sultana have been employed in large pharmaceutical industries and public health organizations. Recently, she has conducted microbiological and molecular biological analysis as a component of large epidemiological studies on carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae to assess hospital-acquired antimicrobial resistant risk in hospitals and health care centers across the United States. In addition, Dr. Sultana has reported molecular mechanisms associated with disease progressions in several peer-reviewed publications.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), City University of New York (CUNY), New York
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil), City University of New York (CUNY), New York
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry (M.Sc), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh