Jimmy Thomas Efrid

Jimmy Thomas Efrid

Jimmy Thomas Efrid
Director of Epidemiology and Outcomes Research, East Carolina Heart Institute
North Carolina, USA


Dr. J. T. Efird completed his Doctorate in Epidemiology 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. He also serves as Assistant Director of the Center for Health Disparities at ECU. Prior to joining ECU, Dr. Efird was a facility member in the Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology, and Pharmacology at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (Honolulu, Hawaii). Dr. Efird has over 115 publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Research Interest

Dr. Jimmy Efird, expertise includes statistical methods for assessing gene-environment interaction, clinical trial design, computing power and sample size for correlated samples, and multiplicity adjustment for confidence intervals.