John Paul Ekwaru
John Paul Ekwaru

As a Biostatistics Lead at Medlior, Paul brings expertise in both biostatistics and epidemiology to all his client projects. His experience is wide-ranging, as he had used various statistical and epidemiological methods in clinical, public health, and health economic evaluation studies across a wide range of therapeutic areas. His previous roles include positions as a Biostatistician at the University of Alberta, Statistician at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Lecturer/Biostatistician at Makerere University, and a consultant on a number of research projects by both academic and non-academic institutions. Paul has co-authored over 70 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including statistical methods publications, and was the recipient of the International Statistical Institute Jan Tinbergen Award for his work in deriving an approximation for the Rank Adjacency Statistic (D) for analyzing spatial clustering with sparse data.

Paul obtained his Bachelor of Statistics degree from Makerere University, MSc from McMaster University, and Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of California at Berkeley.