Mahmoud Torabi
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Office S101A Medical Services Bldg
(204) 272-3136

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Research Interests

spatial and temporal models, cluster detection, small area estimation, longitudinal data analysis, generalized (general) linear mixed models, measurement error, robust statistics


Mahmoud Torabi received his PhD in Statistics from Carleton University. His PhD thesis research focused on Small Area Estimation. He was awarded the University Medal for the Best Doctoral Dissertation at Carleton. He then received a full-time fellowship award from University of Alberta, awarded by Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR), to investigate the impact of various health research topics in the province of Alberta. Dr. Torabi joined the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba in July 2010 as a full-time Assistant Professor of Biostatistics. He was promoted to the Associate Professor in March 2014. He is also an adjunct Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Torabi has research funds available for students interested in working as a research assistant. He is also accepting excellent graduate students (Masters and PhD) through the Department of Community Health Sciences or Department of Statistics. If you are interested in any of his research areas, please feel free to contact him.

Important Dates

March 20: Start of Summer term registration

March 30: Good Friday (University Closed)

April 1: Easter Sunday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Forough Khadem — Thursday, March 22 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

PIMS lecture: Troy Day — Thursday, March 22 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar: Iraj Yadegari — Thursday, April 5 at 2:45 p.m..

Where are they now?

Wan-Chen Lee, Ph.D. (2014)

Jeffrey Alan Sloan, Ph.D. (1991)