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

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

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.

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). 2019; 000:1-12.

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.

Sequence of refusals for donor quality, organ utilization, and survival after lung transplantation. Singh, E; Schecter, M; Towe, C; Rizwan, R; III, RB; Tweddell, J; Hossain, MM; Morales, D; Zafar, F. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2019; 38:35-42.

What have we learned from the time trend of mass shootings in the US?. Lin, P; Fei, L; Barzman, D; Hossain, M. PLoS ONE. 2018; 13:e0204722-e0204722.

Intravenous Acetaminophen Reduces Length of Stay Via Mediation of Postoperative Opioid Consumption After Posterior Spinal Fusion in a Pediatric Cohort. Olbrecht, VA; Ding, L; Spruance, K; Hossain, M; Sadhasivam, S; Chidambaran, V. Clinical Journal of Pain. 2018; 34:593-599.

Randomized Trial Evaluating the Effectiveness of Coloring on Decreasing Anxiety Among Parents in a Pediatric Surgical Waiting Area. Robinson, EM; Baker, R; Hossain, MM. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 2018; 41:80-83.

Cardioventilatory Control in Preterm-born Children and the Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Domany, KA; Hossain, MM; Nava-Guerra, L; Khoo, MC; McConnell, K; Carroll, JL; Xu, Y; DiFrancesco, M; Amin, RS. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2018; 197:1596-1603.