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Ehsan Karim

  • Assistant Professor
  • Scientist and Biostatistician
  • University of British Columbia
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Dr. M. Ehsan Karim is an Assistant Professor at the UBC School of Population and Public Health, a Scientist & a Biostatistician at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS), and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar. He obtained his PhD in Statistics from UBC. He completed his postgraduate training in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health at McGill University, and was also a trainee at the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES). His current research focuses on causal inference and real-world observational data analyses, in both cross-sectional and longitudinal settings; applications of machine learning approaches in the context of electronic healthcare databases; patient-oriented research; survey sampling methodologies; and Bayesian methodologies in epidemiologic studies.


Journal of Statistical Research

Associate Editor

2020 - Present

Recent publications

  • Generating survival data for fitting marginal structural Cox models using Stata and comparing the fit

    • Karim M
    • Gustafson P
    • Petkau J
  • Multiple Sclerosis in Older Adults: The Clinical Profile and Impact of Interferon Beta Treatment

    • Shirani A
    • Zhao Y
    • Petkau J
    • et al.

Professional experience

Scientist and Biostatistician

University of British Columbia

Assistant Professor

University of British Columbia

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  • Robert W. Platt