Dr. Mohammed Hussein
Dr. Mohamed Hussein is currently a senior research scientist and the chairman of the department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, National Guard, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has Over than 15 years of professional experience in biostatistics and bioinformatics with 10+ years in various leadership roles focused on building, mentoring and managing medium and large advanced analytics and data science teams. He has extensive working experience in the analysis and integration of high dimensional healthcare data sources such as electronic health records, insurance claims data, hospital records, disease registries and complex biological data. His research focuses on the application of advanced statistical and machine learning techniques such as Robust and regularized regression techniques, instrumental variable regression, propensity score and nested structural models, among others to a wide range of disease areas including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. His research contribution has been published in several high impact journals among of which are diabetes care, American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, and Value in Health. He served as former associate editor of the Journal of Infection and Public Health, and he is currently an active member of the American Statistical Association and the international society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.
Prior to joining KAIMRC Dr. Hussein has served at several technical and leadership roles among which a Principal of Real World Data Analytics at IQVIA (formerly known as IMS Health), a multibillion dollars healthcare consulting company based in USA; The director Biostatistics and predictive modeling at ValueMedics research, a healthcare analytics and consulting company, based in Virginia, USA.; and a senior biostatistician at the Research and Innovation Center, at Humana Inc., a large health insurance company based in Kentucky USA, where he was responsible for developing machine learning and predictive models for plan members risk stratification and predicting healthcare catastrophic events.
Dr. Hussein has attained multiple graduate degrees from university of Louisville which include doctorate of philosophy of biostatistics, Master of Science in public health with focus on decision science and a master of computer science and electrical engineering.