Getachew Dagne

Professor
Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

Dr. Getachew A. Dagne is Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the USF College of Public Health. He is also Director of the MPH/MSPH Biostatistics Program. His main research focus is to develop Bayesian hierarchical methods for analysis of longitudinal /multilevel/spatial data in the specific areas of social behavioral interactions, depression and mental health problems, prostate cancer in black men, HIV/AIDS, and comparative effectiveness. His other areas of specialization include generalized linear mixed models, network meta-analysis longitudinal data analysis, and spatial statistics. His honors and awards include service as president of the Ethiopian American Community Association, Tampa Bay; Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health; and Certificate for outstanding performance and lasting contributions to the Tampa Bay Ethiopian-American community. He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from University of California-Riverside, and M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Statistics from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. 

Award Type: Others
Awarded: 2017