Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Data Science

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Biography

Currently I am an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Data Science at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. I graduated with Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Washington Seattle in 2012. My research interests include Bayesian spatiotemporal modeling, small area estimation, hierarchical models for complex survey data, and statistical analysis of data from wearable devices.

Interests
  • Bayesian spatiotemporal modeling
  • small area estimation
  • hierarchical models for complex survey data
  • statistical analysis of data from wearable devices
Education
  • Ph.D. in Statistics, 2012

    University of Washington, Seattle

Projects

Small Area Estimation Using Cohort Data
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Small Area Estimation Using Cohort Data
Small Area Estimation Using Cohort Data
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Recent Publications

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(2019). Estimating the association between being seropositive for cysticercosis and the prevalence of epilepsy and severe chronic headaches in 60 villages of rural Burkina Faso. In PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

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(2019). The impact of imperfect screening tools on measuring the prevalence of epilepsy and headaches in Burkina Faso. In PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseaes.

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(2018). Effectiveness of a community-based educational programme in reducing the cumulative incidence and prevalence of human Taenia solium cysticercosis in Burkina Faso in 2011-14 (EFECAB): a cluster-randomised controlled trial. In The Lancet Global Health.

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(2017). Climate patterns and mosquito-borne disease outbreaks in south and southeast Asia. In Journal of Infection and Public Health.

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