Anwar E Ahmed


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
1) Analysis of risk assessments and diagnostic/early detection accuracy. 2) Regression models for survival, longitudinal, and count data. 3) Statistical consulting
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PhD, Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA, 2010
MSc, Statistics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA, 2004
BSc, Applied Statistics and Demography, University of Gezira, Sudan, 2001


Dr. Ahmed joined the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics on June 10, 2019 as Statistical Consultant and Assistant Professor. Ahmed earned his B.S. in Applied Statistics and Demography at Gezira University, Sudan, his M.S. in Statistics from Virginia Commonwealth University and his Ph.D. in Biostatistics from Virginia Commonwealth University. Ahmed contributed to research studies in various areas, including infectious diseases, cancer, mental health disorders, and other mainstream health issues. His research collaboration has led to more than 100 scientific publications in refereed journals, and he plans to continue to publish.


Aljadani R, Ahmed AE, Hamdan AJ. Tuberculosis mortality and associated factors at King Abdulaziz Medical City Hospital. BMC infectious diseases. 2019 Dec;19(1):427.

Ahmed AE, Jradi H, AlBuraikan DA, ALMuqbil BI, Albaijan MA, Al-Shehri AM, Hamdan AJ. Rate and factors for scabies recurrence in children in Saudi Arabia: a retrospective study. BMC pediatrics. 2019 Dec;19(1):187.

Chang AY, Cowling K, Micah AE, Chapin A, Chen CS, Ikilezi G, Sadat N, Tsakalos G, Wu J, Younker T, Zhao Y. et al. Past, present, and future of global health financing. Lancet. 2019 Jun 1.

Ahmed AE. Diagnostic delays in Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus patients and health systems. Journal of infection and public health. 2019 Apr 18.

Al-Madani W, Ahmed AE, Arabi H, Al Khodairy S, Al Mutairi N, Jazieh AR. Modelling risk assessment for cervical cancer in symptomatic Saudi women. Saudi medical journal. 2019;40(5):447.

Ahmed AE, McClish DK, Alghamdi T, Alshehri A, Aljahdali Y, Aburayah K, Almaymoni A, Albaijan M, Al-Jahdali H, Jazieh AR. Modeling risk assessment for breast cancer in symptomatic women: a Saudi Arabian study. Cancer management and research. 2019;11:1125.

Al Ammari M, Al Turaiki A, Al Essa M, Kashkary AM, Eltigani SA, Ahmed AE. Drug resistant tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia: an analysis of surveillance data 2014–2015. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control. 2018 Dec;7(1):12.

Ahmed AE, Alshukairi AN, Al‐Jahdali H, Alaqeel M, Siddiq SS, Alsaab HA, Sakr EA, Alyahya HA, Alandonisi MM, Subedar AT, Aloudah NM. Development of a risk‐prediction model for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection in dialysis patients. Hemodialysis International. 2018 Oct;22(4):474-9.