Jimmy Thomas Efird

Jimmy Thomas Efird

Jimmy Thomas Efird
Associate Professor, Director
The University of North Carolina, USA


Dr.  J. T. Efird completed his Doctorate in Epidemiology (Biostatistics Concentration) at Stanford University School of Medicine.  He currently is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University (ECU) and Director of Epidemiology and Outcomes Research at the East Carolina Heart Institute.  Additionally, he holds an appointment as Epidemiologist/Chief Statistician in the Center for Health Disparities Research and Leader of Shared Resources.  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.  Dr. Efird’s research interests include cardiovascular disease, stroke, brain tumors, and Parkinson’s disease.  He has over 100 publications (ResearchGate Score=38.17).

Research Interest

Epidemiology, Medical Statistics