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Getachew Dagne, PhD

Getachew Dagne, PhD


Contact Info

  • Office: CPH 2113
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  • Academic Phone: 8139746680
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  • PHD, Applied Statistics, University of California, 1996
  • MS, Addis Ababa University, 1986
  • BS, Addis Ababa University, 1980


Biostatistics/Applied Statistics


  • Bayesian Inference
  • Generalized Linear Mixed Models
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Zero-Inflation Models
  • Social Interactions
  • Spatial Statistics


Dr. Dagne's main research interest 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.

Research Interests

  • Development of Bayesian Methodology