Ali Khashan

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Ali Khashan – APC Faculty

Ali Khashan is a Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College Cork. Ali graduated in Mathematical Sciences (Statistics and Operational Research) with honours from the University of Wolverhampton in 2003. He undertook an MSc in Medical Statistics at the University of Leicester and graduated in September 2004. In November 2004, Ali joined the Division of Psychiatry at Manchester University as a PhD student in Statistical Epidemiology. His PhD research project examined the influence of prenatal stress on the unborn child using population-based data from the Danish National Registers. In April 2008, Ali moved to Ireland to join the newly established Anu Research Centre as a Health Research Board of Ireland post-doctoral research fellow. Ali’s research focus on the effects of prenatal and early life stress; maternal gastrointestinal conditions; Caesarean section and maternal characteristics on pregnancy outcome and offspring and maternal health. In the last 7 years, Ali has conducted several studies using large population based cohorts from Denmark, Sweden and the UK using various statistical modelling methods.