Dr Nazrul Islam
MBBS, MSc, MPH, PhD
Research Fellow, Medical Statistics
Naz is a physician-epidemiologist and medical statistician. Following his medical training (MBBS), he was trained for a Masters in Epidemiology at Harvard University, and a PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of British Columbia.
Before joining Oxford, he was working as a quantitative research associate at the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge. His works involved research methodology and quantitative data analysis of randomised controlled trials and large observational databases.
Current work and interests
Naz is a research fellow in medical statistics. Based at the Big Data Institute at the University of Oxford, his work involves a combination of research methodology, medical statistics, and machine learning to examine cardiovascular disease burden using integrated electronic health records and large prospective health studies. He is also a visiting researcher at the University of Cambridge.
Alcohol consumption and cause-specific mortality in Cuba: prospective study of 120 623 adults
Rojas NA. et al, (2020), EClinicalMedicine
COVID-19, seasonal influenza and measles: potential triple burden and the role of flu and MMR vaccines.
Islam N. et al, (2020), J R Soc Med
COVID-19 and climatic factors: A global analysis.
Islam N. et al, (2020), Environ Res
RAAS Inhibitors and Risk of Covid-19
Islam N. et al, (2020), New England Journal of Medicine, 383
Association of Timing and Balance of Physical Activity and Rest/Sleep With Risk of COVID-19: A UK Biobank Study
Rowlands AV. et al, (2020), Mayo Clinic Proceedings