• George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI), Max Rady College of Medicine
  • Manitoba Centre for Nursing and Health Research (MCNHR), College of Nursing

Research interests

  • analysis of longitudinal / repeated measures patient-reported outcome data
  • meta-analysis
  • network meta-analysis specializing in synthesis projects of randomized control trials and observational studies data.
  • statistical methods on applied biostatistics
  • statistical methods on research design
  • trial sequential analysis


  • epidemiology
  • meta-analysis
  • probability theories
  • statistics

Research groups

Research summary

Dr. Rabbani’s main research interest focuses on research synthesis statistical methods on clinical trials and observational studies data. More specifically meta-analysis, network meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis.


Dr. Rasheda Rabbani is an assistant professor in community health sciences at Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. She is also a biostatistician with the Data Science Platform at the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI).

She has 28 years of experience in providing statistical consultation, collaboration and training to students and researchers in various specialties. She is an expert on both basic and advanced level of statistical methodologies. She has collaborated and co-authored on several prestigious publications. Her main research interest focuses on meta-analysis and network meta-analysis specializing in synthesis projects.

Currently she is offering lectures and workshops on meta-analysis in collaboration with the Knowledge Synthesis Platform at CHI. Prior to this position, she had served as a biostatistician for the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM).

Dr. Rabbani had previously served as a senior scientist and assistant professor at numerous international institutes and universities in Bangladesh.


  • Agricultural Economics, PhD, Iwate University, Japan (2002)
  • Master of Science (Statistics), Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh (1990)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons, Statistics), Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh (1986)


  • Certificate on Indirect and Mixed Treatment Comparisons, University of Leicester (2017)
  • Cooperative Career Education (statistician) Certificate., York University (2003)
  • Monbusho Scholarship, Japanese Government scholarship, Japan., Iwate University (1997-2002)

ResearchGate profile

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Rasheda Rabbani’s ResearchGate profile

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Community Health Sciences
Max Rady College of Medicine
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University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
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