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Dr Baki Billah works as a Senior Lecturer at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine of Monash University.

Dr Billah completed his PhD at Monash University, MAS at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada and Master of Science and Bachelor of Science (Hons) at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Before workign for Monash University, Dr Billah worked at the Carleton University, Ottawa Canada, Industry Canada, Ottawa Canada, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada and the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr Billah's research interest include:

  • Epidemiological modelling
  • Institutional risk assessment/comparison
  • Risk factor identification and risk prediction for cardiac surgery patients
  • Time series forecasting
  • Shrinkage estimation

Dr Billah's published articles have reached to 5000 reads and 1050 citations (as of Oct 2017), and he has received the highest cited award from the European Society of Cardiology.

Monash teaching commitment

Current Teaching Responsibility:
Masters of Public Health (MPH): Introduction to Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research
Undergraduate 2nd year: Foundation of Biostatistics for Public Health
Undergraduate 3rd year: Advance Biostatistics for Public Health

Baki uses a flipped classroom approach to reverse the timing of learning and lecturers. This learning strategy places students at the centre of their learning and leads to a deeper construction of knowledge and skills of biostatistics. His MPH units have received 97% (4.86 out of 5) evaluation score and have been classifed as the "Golden Category" by Monash University in 2016 and 2017. In Semester 1, 2017 Baki received 99.04% teaching evaluation.

Baki received Teaching Excellence Award 2016 at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.


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Projects 2008 2021

Research Output 1998 2018

Patient-related determinants of glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes in the gulf cooperation council countries: A systematic review

Alramadan, M. J., Afroz, A., Hussain, S. M., Batais, M. A., Almigbal, T. H., Al-Humrani, H. A., Albaloshi, A., Romero, L., Magliano, D. J. & Billah, B., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Diabetes Research. 2018, 14 p., 9389265.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Polymorphism rs1385129 Within Glut1 Gene SLC2A1 Is Linked To Poor CD4+ T cell Recovery In Antiretroviral-Treated HIV+ Individuals

Masson, J. J. R., Cherry, C. L., Murphy, N. M., Sada-Ovalle, I., Hussain, T., Billah, B., Crowe, S. M. & Palmer, C., 17 May 2018, In : Frontiers in Immunology. 9, 13 p., 00900.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Predicting long-term survival after coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Karim, M. N., Reid, C. M., Huq, M., Brilleman, S. L., Cochrane, A., Tran, L. & Billah, B., 1 Feb 2018, In : Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 26, 2, p. 257-263 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Safe driving practices and factors associated with motor-vehicle collisions among people with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus: Results from the Diabetes and Driving (DAD) study

Almigbal, T. H., Alfaifi, A. A., Aleid, M. A., Billah, B., Alramadan, M. J., Sheshah, E., AlMogbel, T. A., Aldekhayel, G. A. & Batais, M. A., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Safety Research. 65, p. 83-88 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The Real-World Cost-Effectiveness of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Versus Stenting in High-Risk Patients: Propensity Score-Matched Analysis of a Single-Centre Experience

Ariyaratne, T. V., Ademi, Z., Huq, M., Rosenfeldt, F., Duffy, S. J., Parkinson, B., Yap, C. H., Smith, J., Billah, B., Yan, B. P., Brennan, A. L., Tran, L. & Reid, C. M., Oct 2018, In : Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 16, 5, p. 661-674 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review