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Dr. Abhaya Indrayan

Dr. Abhaya Indrayan

Dr Abhaya Indrayan is the former Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics and
Medical Informatics at Delhi University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, and is the author of
several books, including Medical Biostatistics (4th ed. CRC Press). Currently working as
Biostatistics Consultant at Max Healthcare Institute, New Delhi, he has frequently provided
biostatistical consultation to the World Health Organization, the World Bank, and UNAIDS. He
completed his M.S. and Ph.D. from the Ohio State University. Prof Indrayan has been a Visiting
Faculty at the Ohio State University and a Visiting Scientist at the University of Massachusetts.
He is an elected Fellow of several academic bodies and a recipient of several awards.

Instructor Since

January 2007


  • Simple Biostatistics for MBBS, PG Entrance and USMLE, 4th Edition, Academa Publishers, 2013.
  • Medical Biostatistics, 3rd Edition. Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2012 (Fourth edition due 2017).
  • Concise Encyclopedia of Biostatistics for Medical Professionals, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2016.
  • Basic Methods of Medical Research, 3rd Edition. AITBS, 2013.
  • Biostatistics for Medical, Nursing and Pharmacy Students, Prentice-Hall of India, 2006.


  • MSc Statistics, Agra University
  • MSc Statistics, Ohio State University
  • PhD Biostatistics, Ohio State University