Bahjat Qaqish, PhD


Bahjat Qaqish Professor

Bahjat Qaqish’s website
Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

3105-B McGavran-Greenberg Hall
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7420
Chapel Hill 27599-7420
USAT: 919-966-7271


1990 Johns Hopkins University PhD, Biostatistics
1980 Jordan University Medical School MD, Medicine

Research interests

  • Cancer
  • Clinical trials
  • Environment (general)
  • Global health
  • Health care delivery

Research activities

Generalized Linear Models, Correlated Discrete Data, Survival Analysis, Statistical Computing, Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

Recent publications

Donahue, K. E., Halladay, J. R., Wise, A., Reiter, K., Lee, S. D., Ward, K., Mitchell, M., Qaqish, B. “Facilitators of transforming primary care: a look under the hood at practice leadership”, Annals of Family Medicine, 11, S1 27–33 (2013).

Qaqish, B. F., Zink, R. C., Preisser, J. S. “Orthogonalized residuals for estimation of marginally-specified association parameters in multivariate binary data,” The Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 39, 515–527 (2012).

Lendle, S. D., Hudgens, M. G., Qaqish, B. F.  “Group testing for case identification with correlated responses,” Biometrics, 68, 532–540 (2012).

Carpenter, W. R., Meyer, A.M., Wu, Y., Qaqish, B. F., Sanoff, H.K., Goldberg, R. M., Weiner B. J. “Translating research into practice: the role of provider based research networks in the diffusion of an evidence-based colon cancer treatment innovation,” Medical Care, 50, 737–748 (2012).

Ivanova, A., Qaqish, B. F., Schoenfeld, D.  “Optimality, sample size and power calculations for the sequential parallel comparison design,” Statistics in Medicine, 30, 2793–2803 (2011).