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Doctor Nazrul Islam

Dr Nazrul Islam

Associate Professor

Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Dr. Nazrul Islam, MBBS, MSc, MPH, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics at the School of Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine. His research involves big data analysis (e.g., whole-population electronic medical records of primary and secondary healthcare data) using advanced epidemiological study design methodology such as emulated target trial, minimising bias and confounding in observational studies, examining intersectional inequalities in morbidity and mortality locally and globally.


Other affiliations:

- Research Editor, The BMJ (British Medical Journal)

- Senior Advisor, Health Data Epidemiology, UK Office for National Statistics (ONS)

- Visiting Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

- Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leicester

- WHO-UN DESA Technical Advisory Group on Covid-19 mortality assessment