• Dr. Emir Veledar is the director of predictive health analytics and outcomes at Baptist Health South Florida (BHSF) and a faculty member in the Department of Biostatistics. From 1990 to 1993, he was an assistant professor at the University of Mostar and the University of Sarajevo. In 1993, he became a visiting researcher at Tilburg University in Netherlands. From 1994 to 1998, he taught mathematics at the University of Georgia, and was appointed assistant professor of statistics at James Madison University in Virginia in 1998. In January 1999, he moved to the Cardiology Division at Emory University and, in 2013, to Baptist Health South Florida.

    Dr. Veledar uses and teaches statistical methods and data mining techniques. This includes being familiar with statistical methods that apply to Phase I-IV clinical trials and having a strong working knowledge of SAS, Stata and R. In the past 15 years, Dr. Veledar coauthored more than 400 scientific abstracts and articles and helped colleagues with sample size and power calculation for grants. Dr. Veledar served as lead biostatistician on many small and large one-or multi-protocol projects. For several years, Dr. Veledar has been teaching meta-analysis at FIU and “Clinical Trial, Design and Analysis” to cardiology residents at Emory University. He is also a professor for data mining at the graduate school organized by the School of Information Technology at the University of Mostar and graduate faculty at the University of Sarajevo. He is one of most published cardiology biostatisticians in the U.S..

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research interests

  • Healthcare Statistics, Prediction Data Mining, Meta Analysis

full name

  • Emir Veledar


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