NIKHIL GUPTE

I have a MS and MPhil in statistics from Pune University and PhD in Biostatistics from Johns Hopkins University with more than 20 years of experience in public health and clinical research in developing countries. For the last 20 years I have been involved in clinical, behavioral, and laboratory research related to HIV/AIDS and TB prevention and treatment in the capacity of a Biostatistician. In addition, I have more than 15 years of experience in clinical data management. I have led and mentored the analysis of data from ACTG studies. I am the lead statistician on six ongoing NIH-funded epidemiological studies in South Africa and India (HIV/TB smoking cessation study, Impact of Immune Changes of Pregnancy on Tuberculosis, CTRIUMPH, and TB/Diabetes study). I have extensively published in peer-reviewed journals in areas of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Behavioral Science. I hold a full-time faculty position in the division of infectious diseases, department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University. Currently, I am the Data Management Director and Deputy Director for the Johns Hopkins/BJ Medical College Clinical Trials Unit in Pune, India where several AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) and International Maternal, Pediatric, Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) studies are being conducted. I am an active member of the RePORT India consortium and currently serve as the consortium’s Data Management Co-Chair. In addition, I was a Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Fellow from 1999 – 2003 at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public health. I have received the Helen Abbey and Louis I and Thomas Dublin awards for excellence in teaching and research. I was inducted in the JHU Delta-Omega-Alpha chapter in 2011.

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