Getachew Dagne

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