Everywhere you look at Drexel University you see and feel signs of growth and momentum. In recent years, Drexel has opened the nation’s largest private medical school, launched the first new law school in Philadelphia in more than 30 years, and dramatically increased enrollment and endowment.

Zekarias Berhane, PhD

Program: Master of Public Health

Zekarias Berhane

Zekarias Berhane received his B.Sc. in Mathematics from Addis Ababa University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. He worked as a Post Doctoral Associate on the development of a Generalized Model for Post Transplant Survival and collaborative work on analyzing Medicare Database focusing on ICU deaths in the Medicare population at the University of Pittsburgh.

As a graduate student researcher, he worked in developing an Innovative Statistical Approaches to Modeling Multiple Outcome Data from the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) Breast Cancer Prevention Trial (BCPT) and also in the analysis of Traffic Safety Data Project. Some of his areas of research interest include modeling time to event data with single and multiple outcomes, mixed effect models and regression diagnostics.