JANUARY 27 & 28, FEBRUARY 18, AND MARCH 25, 2023

Certificate in the Analysis of Medical Data

Online via Zoom and Face-to-Face at WCM-Q

Ziyad R Mahfoud, PhD

Ziyad R Mahfoud

Professor of Research in Population Health Sciences
Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Dr. Mahfoud is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q). Prior to coming to WCM-Q in September 2010, he served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics and School of Public Health of the University of Kentucky (2001 – 2004) and an Assistant and Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at the American University in Beirut (2004-2010). Dr. Mahfoud holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Florida.

Dr. Mahfoud’s research interests focus mainly on Tobacco use, mental health, and medical education. He is particularly interested in youth and tobacco, pregnancy and tobacco, and validation of mental health scales. Also, he has published in the area of HIV among most at risk populations. He is currently the principal investigator and co-principal investigator on several grants looking at epidemiology of epilepsy in Qatar, finding alternatives to informed consent in Qatar, and evaluating school interventions for prevention and cessation of shisha smoking. He also supports several faculty members in the design, conduct, and analysis of research projects. Dr. Mahfoud initiated and participated in several training workshops for medical students, research assistants and associates, residents, and fellows on topics such as epidemiology, biostatistics, evaluating published medical articles and evidence based medicine.