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Azhar  Nizam


Research Professor

Faculty, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Mr. Nizam has worked at Emory as a collaborative biostatistician since 1988.  He currently serves as the Director of the Biostatistics Collaboration Core.  He has experience in the analysis and management of data from clinical trials and observational studies and in infectious disease modeling. He also has taught numerous courses in applied biostatistical methods and received RSPH Professor of the Year awards in 1991, 1992, 2000 and 2017 as well as Emory University's Crystal Apple Award for excellence in teaching in 2002.

Contact Information

Rollins School of Public Health , 1518 Clifton Road NE

, GA

Phone: (404)727-0634

Fax: (404)727-1370


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Areas of Interest

  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Research
  • Clinical Trials
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Disease Dynamics
  • Neuroscience
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Statistical Modeling


  • MS 1987, University of South Carolina
  • BA 1985, Grinnell College

Courses Taught

  • BIOS 580: Statistical Practice I