A photo of Md Monir Hossain.

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-803-8051

Biography & Affiliation

Biography

Dr. Hossain is a biostatistician and his 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 National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute grants for his work. Dr. Hossain has over 70 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.

Research Interests

Spatial-temporal disease cluster modeling; hidden Markov mixture models; inter- and intra-rater reliability; survival function for informative drop-out; hierarchical Bayesian modeling; and spatial accessibility to primary care.

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Research Divisions

Biostatistics

Education

PhD: Statistics, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan.

MSc: Statistics (Thesis group), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

BSc: Statistics (Honors), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Publications

Sleep outcomes in neonates with pierre robin sequence undergoing external mandibular distraction: A longitudinal analysis. Ehsan, Z; Weaver, KN; Pan, BS; Huang, G; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2020; 146:1103-1115.

Structural lung abnormalities on computed tomography correlate with asthma inflammation in bronchoscopic alveolar lavage fluid. Roach, DJ; Ruangnapa, K; Fleck, RJ; Rattan, MS; Hossain, MM; Guilbert, TW; Woods, JC. Journal of Asthma (Informa). 2020; 57:968-979.

Randomized trial of lung hyperinflation therapy in children with congenital muscular dystrophy. Sawnani, H; Mayer, OH; Modi, AC; Pascoe, JE; McConnell, K; McDonough, JM; Rutkowski, AM; Hossain, MM; Szczesniak, R; Tadesse, DG; et al. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2020; 55:2471-2478.

Can overnight portable pulse oximetry be used to stratify obstructive sleep apnea risk in infants? A correlation analysis. Ehsan, Z; He, S; Huang, G; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2020; 55:2082-2088.

Impact of respiratory viral polymerase chain reaction testing on de-escalation of antibiotic therapy in children who require chronic positive pressure ventilation. Ale, GB; Benscoter, D; Hossain, MM; Zhang, Y; Courter, J; Thomson, J. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2020; 55:2150-2155.

Sleep manifestations, sleep architecture in children with Eosinophilic esophagitis presenting to a sleep clinic. Siriwat, R; Gurbani, N; Xu, Y; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep Medicine. 2020; 68:160-166.

Clinical presentation, diagnosis and polysomnographic findings in children with migraine referred to sleep clinics. Domany, KA; Nahman-Averbuch, H; King, CD; Dye, T; Xu, Y; Hossain, M; Hershey, AD; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep Medicine. 2019; 63:57-63.

Phenotype of ventilatory control in children with moderate to severe persistent asthma and obstructive sleep apnea. He, Z; Domany, KA; Nava-Guerra, L; Khoo, MC K; DiFrancesco, M; Xu, Y; McConnell, K; Hossain, MM; Amin, R. Sleep. 2019; 42.

The effect of adenotonsillectomy on ventilatory control in children with obstructive sleep apnea. Domany, KA; He, Z; Nava-Guerra, L; Khoo, MC K; Xu, Y; Hossain, MM; DiFrancesco, M; McConnell, K; Amin, RS. Sleep. 2019; 42.

Longitudinal Sleep Outcomes in Neonates With Pierre Robin Sequence Treated Conservatively. Ehsan, Z; Kurian, C; Weaver, KN; Pan, BS; Huang, G; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2019; 15:477-482.