Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Dr Muhammad Akram

Dr Muhammad Akram
B.Sc(Hons), MSc, M.Phil, PhD

Research Fellow (Statistics), Behaviour, Environment and Cognition Research Program


Muhammad Akram is a research-fellow (Bio-statistician) at Merry Mackillop Institute of Health Research (MMIHR), Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. He holds PhD degree in Statistics from Monash University. His PhD research was on time-series analysis and forecasting. Previously he worked as a post-doctoral biostatistician at the department of epidemiology and preventive medicine, Monash University. His previous work has involved development of statistical methods for short interrupted time series, methods for cluster randomized crossover trial, multilevel modelling and analysis of case-crossover designs. Currently, he is working on physical activity and built environment projects.

His research interest includes applied statistical modelling, application of time-series analysis and forecasting, predictive and multilevel modelling in health sciences.