Ziyad R Mahfoud, PhD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 04/10/2022

Ziyad R. Mahfoud, PhD

Professor of Population Health Sciences

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar


Dr. Ziyad Mahfoud received his PhD in statistics from the University of Florida and has since taught at the University of Kentucky, the American University of Beirut and, for the last 11 years, at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, where he holds the position of professor of population health sciences.


The principal focus of Dr. Mahfoud’s work is the design and analysis of epidemiological and interventional studies, and he is also an expert in clinical trials. To date, Dr. Mahfoud has more than 130 peer-reviewed articles to his name, published with local and international collaborators on a diverse range of topics. He has served as advisor and consultant to several pharmaceutical companies and international organizations including WHO, UNAIDS, the International Organization for Migration, and UNICEF.


In the past 20 years, Dr. Mahfoud has worked all over the world, delivering training in the fields of biostatistics, scientific writing and research methodologies. He has won numerous teaching awards in recognition of his ability to make biostatistics easily comprehensible and his dedication to his students.