Fatema Shafie Khorassani, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health

PhD, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
MS, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
MPH, Wayne State University
BS, Wayne State University

Professor Fatema Shafie Khorassani’s work focuses on data integration methods for time-to-event outcomes and on statistical methods for surrogate endpoints. Her collaborative projects focus on studying health disparities in cancer, substance abuse, and stroke. Prior to joining SPH, she completed her PhD in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

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  1. Shafie Khorassani F, Brouwer AF, Hirschtick JL, Jeon J, Jimenez-Mendoza E, Meza R, Fleischer NL. Patterns of poly tobacco use among adults in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study, 2013-2017: a multistate Markov transition analysis. Tob Control. 2023 Apr 24. PMID: 37094934; PMCID: PMC10593910; DOI: 10.1136/tc-2022-057822;
  2. Chen C, He K, Morgenstern LB, Shi X, Shafie-Khorassani F, Lisabeth LD. Trends and ethnic differences in stroke recurrence and mortality in a biethnic population, 2000-2019: a novel application of an illness-death model. Ann Epidemiol. 2023 Sep; 85:51-58.e5. PMID: 37054958; DOI: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2023.04.003;
  3. Shafie-Khorassani F, Piper ME, Jorenby DE, Baker TB, Benowitz NL, Hayes-Birchler T, Meza R, Brouwer AF. Associations of Demographics, Dependence, and Biomarkers With Transitions in Tobacco Product Use in a Cohort of Cigarette Users and Dual Users of Cigarettes and E-cigarettes. Nicotine Tob Res. 2023 Feb 09; 25(3):462-469. PMID: 36037523; PMCID: PMC9910158; DOI: 10.1093/ntr/ntac207;
  4. Shafie-Khorassani F, Taylor JMG, Kaciroti N, Elliott MR. Incorporating covariates into measures of surrogate paradox risk. Stats. 2023; 6(1):322-344.
  5. Lank RJ, Shafie-Khorassani F, Zhang X, Ortiz C, Kim S, Case E, Creutzfeldt CJ, Morgenstern LB, Zahuranec DB. Advance Care Planning and Transitions to Comfort Measures after Stroke. J Palliat Med. 2021 Aug; 24(8):1191-1196. PMID: 33370167; PMCID: PMC8309394; DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0587;
  6. Markovitz N, Morgenstern LB, Shafie-Khorassani F, Cornett BA, Kim S, Ortiz C, Lank RJ, Case E, Zahuranec DB. Family Perceptions of Quality of End-of-Life Care in Stroke. Palliat Med Rep. 2020; 1(1):129-134. PMID: 32856025; PMCID: PMC7446249; DOI: 10.1089/pmr.2020.0041;
  7. Sozener CB, Lisabeth LD, Shafie-Khorassani F, Kim S, Zahuranec DB, Brown DL, Skolarus LE, Burke JF, Kerber KA, Meurer WJ, Case E, Morgenstern LB. Trends in Stroke Recurrence in Mexican Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites. Stroke. 2020 Aug; 51(8):2428-2434. PMID: 32673520; PMCID: PMC7387185; DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.029376;
  8. Bailoor K, Shafie-Khorassani F, Lank RJ, Case E, Garcia NM, Lisabeth LD, Sánchez BN, Kim S, Morgenstern LB, Zahuranec DB. Time Trends in Race-Ethnic Differences in Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders After Stroke. Stroke. 2019 Jul; 50(7):1641-1647. PMID: 31177986; PMCID: PMC6597008; DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024460;
  9. Brown DL, Shafie-Khorassani F, Kim S, Chervin RD, Case E, Yadollahi A, Lisabeth LD. Do apneas and hypopneas best reflect risk for poor outcomes after stroke? Sleep Med. 2019 Nov; 63:14-17. PMID: 31600656; PMCID: PMC6939631; DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2019.05.006;
  10. Lank RJ, Lisabeth LD, Levine DA, Zahuranec DB, Kerber KA, Shafie-Khorassani F, Case E, Zuniga BG, Cooper GM, Brown DL, Morgenstern LB. Ethnic Differences in 90-Day Poststroke Medication Adherence. Stroke. 2019 Jun; 50(6):1519-1524. PMID: 31084331; PMCID: PMC6538428; DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024249;
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2022-2023 UM Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship
2022 American Statistical Association Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship Honorable Mention
2022 UC Berkeley American Causal Inference Conference: Junior Researcher Travel Grant
2022 UM Rackham: Conference Travel Grant
2022 Statistics for Oncology Conference: Best Student Poster Honorable Mention
2022 MSSISS: Best Theory/Methodology Speed Oral Presentation Award
2020 University of Michigan: Outstanding Citizenship Award
2019-2022 NIH T32 Biostatistics in Cancer Training Grant Trainee
2018 University of Michigan: Outstanding Academic Performance in First Year of MS
2015-2016 WSU Graduate Professional Scholarship
2015-2016 Wayne State University: Graduate Professional Scholarship
2015 Wayne State University: Dr. Ann Lewicki Travel Award
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