Welcome to Mahmoud Torabi’s Website


Professor of Bio/statistics, Department of Community Health Sciences

Adjunct Professor, Department of Statistics

Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM)

Past-President, Survey Methods Section, Statistical Society of Canada

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0W3

Phone: (204) 272-3136

Fax: (204) 789-3905

Email: Mahmoud.Torabi@umanitoba.ca

Curriculum Vitae: CV_Aug2017


Mahmoud Torabi received his PhD in Statistics from Carleton University. His PhD thesis research focused on Small Area Estimation. He was awarded the University Medal for the Best Doctoral Dissertation at Carleton. He then received a full-time fellowship award from University of Alberta, awarded by Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR), to investigate the impact of various health research topics in the province of Alberta. Dr. Torabi joined the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba in July 2010 as a full-time Assistant Professor of Biostatistics. He was promoted to the Associate Professor in 2014 and to Professor in 2020.  He is also an adjunct Professor in the Department of Statistics. He  has served the Statistical Society of Canada in various capacities and was President of the Survey Methods Section in 2018.

Dr. Torabi has research funds available for students interested in working as a research assistant. He is also actively looking for excellent graduate students (Masters and PhD) through the Department of Community Health Sciences or Department of Statistics. If you are interested in any of his research areas, please feel free to contact him.