Dr. Jemal Gishe


Dr. Gishe is an associate professor in the department of Public Health, Health Administration and Health Sciences at Tennessee State University, in Nashville, TN. Prior to this appointment, he was a biostatistician at Momentum Research Inc. in Durham, N.C. and an assistant professor at Western Kentucky University. He earned B.Sc. and M.Sc. from Addis Ababa University and Advanced Diploma from Interna- tional Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste in Italy. He received Ph.D. in mathematics and biostatistics from University of South Florida. He was a recipient of German Academic Exchange Scholarship (DAAD) and UNESCO funded scholarship at ICTP.

As a Biostatistician, he has experience working in the area of clinical trials for a Con- tract Research Organization, Momentum Research Inc., Durham, North Carolina. He has the expertise, experience, and interest in the applications of statistical methodolo- gies: categorical, survival and longitudinal data analysis, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, and generalized linear mixed models. He collaborates in the area of public health, agriculture, sports & nutrition, health disparity studies, prostate cancer, obesity, and community-driven interventions.

He is a Co-PI in NIH grant to address health disparity and health equity; authored and co-authored research articles in peer-reviewed journals, technical reports, and a book chapter. He consults in the area of study designs, statistical methods, and data analysis. He is a user of many statistical application soft wares such as R, SAS, and SPSS.

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