Clinical Assistant Professor
Center for Biostatistics
Department of Biomedical Informatics


Mohamed I Elsaid, Ph.D., MPH, ALM, is an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics and a member of the Cancer Control Program at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – The James. Dr. Elsaid's research aims to leverage novel multi-omics biomarkers with phenotypic and environmental exposure data, including social determinants of health, to bring forward pragmatic personalized cancer prevention interventions and an improved understanding of obesity's pathophysiological links with the cancer control continuum. Dr. Elsaid also works on developing methods to assess bias in clinical trials and observational studies. Dr. Elsaid has extensive experience designing and analyzing clinical trials, precision medicine, comparative effectiveness research, secondary data analysis, and causal inference methods. His research employs large databases, high-dimensional data, population-based cohorts, nationally representative surveys, and electronic medical records to develop predictive and inference-based statistical models. Dr. Elsaid serves as the biostatistics and epidemiology editor of the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), Gastro Hep Advances

Education and Training

Post-Doc, The Ohio State University, 2021

PhD, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey, 2020

MPH, New York Medical College, 2014

ALM, Harvard University, 2013

Areas of Expertise

  • Cancer Control
  • Precision Medicine
  • Drug-Drug Interactions
  • Dynamic Treatment Regimes
  • Casual Inference
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials
  • Statistical Methods for Bias Assessment in Observational Studies


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