Doctor's Profile

Dr Azhar Uddin

MSc, PhD

Assistant professor, Department of Community Medicine

Reg. Number: Statistician


I am Dr. Azhar Uddin, and I graduated from Aligarh Muslim University with a UG and PG in statistics. Additionally, I received my Doctorate in Statistics with Medical Applications from Pondicherry University. However, Pondicherry University awarded me a one-year postgraduate diploma in computer application. I have seven years of research experience in addition to more than five years of biostatistics teaching expertise.  Learning new statistical methods to enhance public health research is one of my hobbies.

Area of Interest

  • Freitas LT, Khan MA, Uddin A, Halder JB, Singh-Phulgenda S, Raja JD, Balakrishnan V, Harriss E, Rahi M, Brack M, Guérin PJ, Basáñez MG, Kumar A, Walker M, Srividya A. The lymphatic filariasis treatment study landscape: A systematic review of study characteristics and the case for an individual participant data platform. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2024 Jan 16;18(1):e0011882.. PMID: 38227595; PMCID: PMC10817204
  • Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Bio-statistical Modelling, Mixture Distribution modelling on diseases, Systematic Review Meta-Analysis and Public Health, Excel, SPSS, STATA, Python and R softwares

Educational Qualifications

Degree Year Name of College & University Registration Number Date of Registration
B.Sc. (Hons.) 2010 Aligarh Muslim University
MSc 2012 Aligarh Muslim University
PGDCA 2016 Pondicherry University
PhD 2017 Pondicherry University

Deatils of Teaching Experience

Designation* Institution From To Duration
Statistician HIMSR, New Delhi 11-10-2023 Present
Consultant Scientific ICMR-Vector Control Research Center, Puducherry 01-12-2022 06-10-2023 10 Months
Consultant Scientific ICMR-National Institute of Malaria Research, New Delhi 27-06-2021 30-11-2022 1 Year, 5 Months
Research Officer ICMR-Regional Medical Research Center, Bhubaneshwar 02-01-2020 18-06-2021 1 Year, 5 Months
Senior Subject Matter Expert SPI-Global Pvt. Ltd. Puducherry 03-04-2017 04-11-2019 2 Years, 7 Months
Junior Research Fellow Pondicherry University 06-09-2013 30-06-2015 1 Year. 9 Months


Research Work & Projects

  • Short term assessment of Kala-Azar Elimination programme in India, WHO sponsored worked as Research Associate in Vector Control Research Centre, Puducherry
  • Characterization of Distribution of ROC Curve Mega Research Project funded by UGC, New Delhi worked as Junior Research Project Fellow in Pondicherry University.


  • Awarded Moulana Azad National Fellowship (JRF), from University Grant Commission, Government of India in 2016.
  • Junior Research Project Fellowship (2013-2015) from University Grant Commission, Government of India.
  • Undergraduate (2007-2010) and Postgraduate (2010-2012) merit fellowship Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
  • PG Department of Statistics & Operation Research Scholarship during MSc AMU, Aligarh.

Invited Talks and Lectures

  • One Day Hands-on Workshop on Biomedical Research Methodology on 26th October 2023, Department of Community Medicine, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New-Delhi.
  • Azharuddin, ‘Evaluation of Diagnostic Accuracy and its Standard Error using Constant Shape Weibull Mixture ROC Curve’ Platinum Jubilee International Conference on “Applications of Statistics” on December 21-23, 2016 to be held at the Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, India.
  • Azharuddin, ‘Evaluation of biomarker in case of heterogeneous data through Rayleigh Mixture ROC Curve’ 34th Annual Meeting of the ISMS, held on ISI Kolkata, December 1-3, 2016.
  • Azharuddin, ‘Estimation of Accuracy of Normal-Mixture ROC Curve’ The 29th International Conference of Jangjeon Mathematical Society on Number Theory, Special Functions and its Applications, August 8-10, 2016, Organized by Department of Mathematics, Pondicherry University, Puducherry-605014
  • Azharuddin, ‘A Study of Weibull Mixture ROC Curve with Constant shape parameter’, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Statistical Research: Issues and Challenges (NCETSR 2015), Department of Statistics, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, February 16-17, 2015.
  • Azharuddin, ‘A Study of Normal Mixture ROC Model and Its Area Under The Curve’, International Conference on Recent Developments in Statistical Theory and Practice, Dept. of Statistics, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, December 14-16, 2013.
  • Azharuddin, ‘A Study of Two Parameter Exponential ROC Model’ , XXXI Annual Conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics (ISMSCON), Department of Bio- Statistics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, October 24-26, 2013.

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Attended

  • One Day Hands-on Workshop on Biomedical Research Methodology on 26th October 2023, Department of Community Medicine, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New-Delhi.
  • Successfully completed the Online Course on “Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment” from 1st April 2020 to 31st August 2020 organized by Department of Community Medicine & School of Public Health, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
  • Attended National Online Workshop on ‘Generating the Highest Level of Evidence through Systematic Review Meta-Analysis: Best Alternative for Hospital based Projects During the Current Pandemic Situation’ Organized by The Department of Pharmacy Practice National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) Guwahati on 28th & 29th August 2020.
  • Participated in Workshop on ‘Advanced Course on Sample Size Estimation’ held on 14th and 15th February 2020, organized by CMC Ludhiana, Dr. Padam Singh Research and Development Scheme, NIMS (ICMR) and Divison of Epidemiology and BioStatistics.
  • Workshop on ‘Wonderful World of Data Mining and Statistical Genetics’ held on 18- 19 July 2016 at Department of Statistics, RSMS, Pondicherry University, Puducherry 605014.
  • Research Methodological Seminar on ‘Odds Ratio and Singular Values - A Contrast: (Application to Population Genetics of Asthma)’, held on 18 July 2016 at Department of Statistics, RSMS, Pondicherry University, Puducherry-605014.
  • One-day Workshop on ‘Data Science and Big Data Analytics’, held on 15 July 2016 at Department of Statistics, RSMS, Pondicherry University, Puducherry-605014.
  • National Conference on Recent Development in Mathematical Analysis and its Applications, February 25-26, 2016, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.
  • Participated and successfully completed the 2015 SERB School on “MATRIX METHODS AND FRACTIONAL CALCULUS”, Organized by Prof. AM Mathai, McGill University, sponsored by DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi, held from June 15, 2015- July 10, 2015, at the Peechi Campus of the Centre for Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Kerala, India.
  • International Workshop on Intelligent Data Analysis Techniques (IWIDAT 2015), India-Taiwan cooperation (2015), Department of Mathematics, RSMS, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, March 17, 2015.
  • Data Analysis on Disability Condition of Indian Recorded in Census 2011 in India, Workshop on Census Data Dissemination, Dept. of Statistics, Pondicherry University, January 29, 2014.
  • National Workshop on Simulation Techniques and Re-Sampling Procedures, Dept. of Statistics, Pondicherry University, December 11-13, 2013.
  • National Conference on Statistical Inference, Sampling Techniques and related areas under DRS-1 (SAP), Department of Statistics & Operations Research, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, (UP).