Mohammad E. Yadegarfar

Mohammad E. Yadegarfar


I joined the University of Leeds in 2018 as a post-doctoral medical statistician. Prior to joining University of Leeds, I worked as a data analyst at Wolverhampton NHS primary care trust, moving on to work as a medical statistician and obtaining my PhD in respiratory epidemiology from Newcastle University.

Research interests

My research expertise is the use of applying advanced statistical methods to various health datasets including Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project [MINAP] and the Newcastle 85+ Study. My main interests include various adavnced modelling techniques including multilevel modelling, advanced survival techniques such as flexible parametric survival modelling, cluster analysis and structural equation modelling.


  • BSc in Pharmaceutical Management, Bradford University
  • MSc in Statistical Epidemiology, University of Leeds
  • PhD in Respiratory Epidemiology, Newcastle University

Professional memberships

  • Royal Statisicial Society Fellow

Student education

Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Student Education

My teaching focus is on medical statistics and research methods for both undergraduate medical and postgraduate research students within the Faculty of Medicine and Health. Currently my teaching commitments include undergraduate module management, course material and assessment design. Additionally, I lead and facilitate small group tutorials and practicals.


Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine