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Research Professor, Department of Biostatistics

Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Director of Biometry Section
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Professor Extraordinarious, University of South Africa, Johannesburg
137 E Franklin St Ste 203
Campus Box 8030
Chapel Hill 27514-4145
Phone: 919-962-3266
Fax: 919-962-3265

Curriculum Vitae

UNC School of Public Health webpage


Dr. Bangdiwala has extensive experience in the design, conduct and analysis of multi-center studies, having worked on clinical trials in congestive heart failure, cardiovascular risk factors, functional bowel disease, and cancer prevention. Dr. Bangdiwala also has extensive experience as a member of various data and safety monitoring boards for studies in ophthalmology, HIV/AIDS, and cardiology. He collaborates with investigators at the Center on several studies, including research on brain imaging of IBS patients with and without a history of abuse and a comparative study of cognitive behavioral and anti-depressant treatment. Dr. Bangdiwala’s role in these projects includes helping with research design, developing statistical analytical strategies, overseeing data management and statistical analyses, and paper preparation.

Research Interests

Nonparametric methods, observer agreement, global health, methodology for clinical trials, injury statistics, statistical graphics, methodology for clinical epidemiology, meta regression


  • Awarded APHA’s Injury Control and Emergency Health Services (ICEHS) Section’s Distinguished International Career Award in 2011.
  • Selected in 2005 as a “Fullbright Senior Specialist” by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
  • Named a member of the World Health Organization’s Expert Panel on the Prevention of Traffic Accidents in 1985