Mohamed Shoukri, PhD, FRSS


  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University

Research Interests

  • cluster randomization studies
  • analysis of hierarchical data

Short Bio

After obtaining his Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics from The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dr. Shoukri spent two years as Assistant Professor at Simon Fraser University, and two years at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He then spent five years as tenured Associated Professor at the University of Windsor. Thereafter he moved to the University of Guelph, Ontario Canada, and was promoted to full professor with tenure in 1993. Between 2005 and 2012 he was the Chairman of the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Scientific Computing of The Research Center of King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

His methodological research includes contributions to the design and analysis of clinical studies, resulting in many publications in leading journals (270 full peer- reviewed papers). He is the sole author of the texts “Measures of Inter-observer Agreement and Reliability”, 1st and 2nd editions, and Analysis of Correlated Data with SAS and R,4th edition, and the senior co-author of four other biostatistics books, published by CRC-Taylor and Francis-Chapman & Hall. His research interest is focused on cluster randomization studies and the analysis of hierarchical data. Dr. Shoukri is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society of London, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute, and an Associate Editor of 3BIOTECH Journal, published by Springer.