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Jimmy T. Efird

Jimmy T. Efird

Brody School of Medicine
USA

Biography

Dr. Jimmy Efird is an Associate Member of the Leo Jenkins Cancer at Brody School of Medicine. Additionally, he holds a joint appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health and as Epidemiologist/Chief Statistician (Director, Shared Resources) in the Center for Health Disparities. Dr. Efird received his Ph.D. from Stanford University (Epidemiology with a concentration in Biostatistics). His expertise includes statistical methods for assessing geneenvironment interaction, clinical trial design, computing power and sample size for correlated samples, and multiplicity adjustment for confidence intervals. He has over 100 publications in scientific journals and technical proceedings. Additionally, Dr. Efird serves as a Senior Consultant for The NCRR-funded RCMI Translational Research Network Data and Technology Coordinating Center.

Research

Genetic epidemiology, cancer informatics, brain tumours, soft-tissue sarcomas, and HPV-related cancers.  Additionally, Bioinformatics and Genomics