Monir Hossain, PhD, MSc

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-8051


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Dr. Hossain’s research interests focus on developing innovative statistical methods motivated by complex biomedical and environmental applications. He has developed novel spatial and spatiotemporal models for cluster detection and also in the area of cluster detection diagnostics for small area health data. Dr. Hossain's methodologic work has been published in several top biostatistics/statistics journals such as Statistics in Medicine, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, etc. His application research in health services and patient outcomes has received numerous public attentions. He has been successfully funded via NCI and NHLBI grants for his work. Dr. Hossain has over 20 peer reviewed journal papers and has also been an ad hoc reviewer of several top statistical journals. He is an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute. 

Education and Training

PhD: Statistics, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan.

MSc: Statistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 



Latent structure modeling of small area health data. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Jul 2009–Apr 2012.

University of Texas Specialized Program in Acute Stroke (UT SPOTRIAS). Statistician. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.  Oct 2008–Sept 2013.

Training Excellence in Aging Studies (TEXAS). Statistician. Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. Jan 2009-Dec 2012.                               

Center of Excellence for Diabetes in Americans of Mexican Descent. Statistician. National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Mar 2008–Feb 2013.