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Jimmy Thomas Efird

Jimmy Thomas Efird

East Carolina University

Associate Professor
Department of Public Health
Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
USA
Tel: 650.248.8282
Fax: 252-744-4008

Biography

Jimmy Thomas Efird completed his Doctorate in Epidemiology (Biostatistics Concentration) at Stanford University School of Medicine. He currently is an Associate Professor at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University (ECU) and has a joint appointment as Epidemiologist/Chief Statistician in the Center for Health Disparities Research. Prior to joining ECU, Dr. Efird was Director of the Biostatistics Facility at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (Honolulu, Hawaii) and an Associate Member of the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii.

Research

Genetic epidemiology, cancer informatics, brain tumours, soft-tissue sarcomas, and HPV-related cancers. Additionally, he is founding co-chair for the Advances in Bioinformatics and Genomics Symposium series. Dr. Efird has over 100 publications in scientific journals and proceedings.