Onyebuchi Arah

Onyi Arah is a professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, and an affiliated professor in the Department of Statistics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is an epidemiologic methodologist and a physician specializing in quantitative methods for bias analysis, causal inference, computational epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, and global social epidemiology. His research interests include applications of modern statistical, causal, and bias analytical methods to studies of obesity, diabetes, end-stage renal disease, pediatric and perinatal outcomes, occupational exposures, and cardiovascular diseases. He has received several research, teaching and service awards including the Council of Science Editors Award (hosted by Fogarty International) for outstanding contributions to global health policy and practice, the European Society for Philosophy, Medicine and Health Care’s First Prize for Young Scholars under age 35 who have made innovative contributions to the philosophy of medicine and health care, the Causality in Statistics Education Award from the American Statistical Association, an Honorary Skou Professorship from Aarhus University in Denmark, and the Academic Council Chairs Award for Mid-Career Leadership from the University of California Systemwide Academic Senate.