Raheema Muhammad-Kah

Raheema Muhammad-Kah

Principal Scientist II
Regulatory Sciences

Raheema S. Muhammad-Kah, MSPH, Ph.D., serves as a Principal Scientist II, Population Sciences and leads the Population Assessment and Statistics team within the Regulatory Sciences organization of Altria Client Services (ALCS) in Richmond, VA. In this role, she leads the development and execution of population assessment strategies to support our harm reduction, regulatory compliance and engagement efforts. Her team is responsible for determining the population health impact related to product standards, reduced risk products, and support for premarket and modified risk tobacco product application filings, monitoring the tobacco landscape using survey surveillance systems and providing statistical expertise. 

Dr. Muhammad-Kah has spent over a decade as a biostatistician in both public health and industrial settings. She has extensive experience in designing experiments, conducting various statistical analyses using an array of statistical methodologies, and modeling clinical, non-clinical, epidemiological and behavioral data.  She has also built statistical and population modeling infrastructure to support regulatory science and engagement. Dr. Muhammad-Kah has authored several peer-reviewed publications and has presented at various scientific meetings. Her published work is related to population health modeling, tobacco exposure in humans and the science of tobacco use and health.

Ph.D., Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2021

MSPH, Biostatistics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2004

BSc, Mathematics from St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada, 2000