Dr Harunor Rashid is a senior research officer at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS), and a clinical associate professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health, the University of Sydney. Harunor undertook paediatric and tropical medicine training in Bangladesh, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the UK, ultimately receiving, in 2009, Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from the University of London. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Travel Medicine, RCPSG, and also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), London.
Harunor is an active member of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM), and serves on its Research and Awards Committee. He is the Honorary Secretary of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine, a member of the Asia-Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza (APACI) and also a member of the Asia Pacific Travel Health Society (APTHS). Harunor co-leads Mass Gathering Medicine Node of the Sydney Infectious Diseases Institute. He is a section editor (mass gatherings) of the Journal of Travel Medicine.