Department of
Epidemiology &

Genetic Epidemiology

Global Health

Behavior and Prevention

Health Care

Modern Biostatistics



Abdus Sattar, Ph.D
Assistant Professor


Office: School of Medicine, WG-51A
Phone: (216) 368-1501
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Ph.D, 2009, Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
M.S., 2004, Mathematics, Texas A&M University, TX, USA
M.S., 2003, Statistics, Texas A&M University, TX, USA
B.S., 1996, Statistics, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Research Interests

Statistical Methods:

  • Longitudinal data analysis 
  • Frailty model for survival data
  • Joint modeling of longitudinal and survival data
  • Semiparametric methods for longitudinal data
  • Nuisance parameters in statistical inference
  • Analysis of high-throughput data
Applications: In general, statistical methods in biomedical sciences. Special interests on the statistical issues in oncological studies
Professional Memberships

American Statistical Association
International Biometric Society Eastern Northern American Region (IBS-ENAR)

Courses Taught

EPBI 430: Design and Analysis of high dimensional data - Syllabus - Sample Lecture (Week 1)
EPBI 485: Likelihood Theory & Applications

Recent Publications

Link to Publications

Additional Links

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center 

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