Naim Rashid, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biostatistics; Associate Director Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Biostatistics Core

Dr. Rashid is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, with a joint appointment at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.  He is also the Associate Director of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Biostatistics Core, where he consults with cancer center members on statistical problems spanning basic science, translational, and clinical research areas in cancer.  His methodological research concerns the development of novel statistical tools supporting this aim, with a specific focus in the areas of genomics, precision medicine, and machine learning. He has designed and served as the statistician of record for a number of clinical trials in breast and pancreatic cancer and have served as a statistical advisor for national cancer research consortiums.    

Dr. Rashid has a PhD in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Prior to joining UNC as faculty, he was a post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Data Sciences at the Dana Farber Cancer institute and the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health.   

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