Tebeb Gebretsadik, MPH

Assistant in Biostatistics

E-mail:   tebeb.gebretsadik@vanderbilt.edu
Phone:  615.322.8630
Fax:      615.343.4924
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics
S-2323 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232-2158

Research Interests

  • Health Services and Outcome Research in:
    • Asthma
    • Diabetes
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Clinical Trials
  • Cancer
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Teaching Biostatistics


  • Assistant for MSCI 2005 Biostatistics II.


  1. Gebretsadik T, Murphy EL.  Counseling and medical evaluation of HTLV-I- and HTLV-II-infected patients.  AIDS Clin Rev. 1993-1994:19-41.
  2. Grady D, Gebretsadik T, Kerlikowske K, Ernster V, Petitti D.  Hormone replacement therapy and endometrial cancer risk: a meta-analysis.  Obstet Gynecol. 1995 Feb;85(2):304-13. doi: 10.1016/0029-7844(94)00383-O.
  3. Parker J, Gebretsadik T, Sabogal F, Newman J, Lawson HW.  Mammography screening among California Medicare beneficiaries: 1993-1994.  Am J Prev Med. 1998 Oct;15(3):198-205. doi: 10.1016/s0749-3797(98)00045-2.
  4. Parker JD, Sabogal F, Gebretsadik T.  Relationship between earlier and later mammography screening--California Medicare, 1992 through 1994.  West J Med. 1999 Jan;170(1):25-7.
  5. Smith-Bindman R, Kerlikowske K, Gebretsadik T, Newman J.  Is screening mammography effective in elderly women?  Am J Med. 2000 Feb;108(2):112-9. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9343(99)00406-4.
  6. Dauterman KW, Go AS, Rowell R, Gebretsadik T, Gettner S, Massie BM.  Congestive heart failure with preserved systolic function in a statewide sample of community hospitals.  J Card Fail. 2001 Sep;7(3):221-8. doi: 10.1054/jcaf.2001.26896.
  7. Carroll KN, Griffin MR, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Mitchel E, Hartert TV.  Racial differences in asthma morbidity during pregnancy.  Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Jul;106(1):66-72. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000164471.87157.4c.
  8. Chung CP, Oeser A, Raggi P, Gebretsadik T, Shintani AK, Sokka T, Pincus T, Avalos I, Stein CM.  Increased coronary-artery atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis: relationship to disease duration and cardiovascular risk factors.  Arthritis Rheum. 2005 Oct;52(10):3045-53. doi: 10.1002/art.21288.
  9. Peterson NB, Trentham-Dietz A, Newcomb PA, Chen Z, Gebretsadik T, Hampton JM, Stampfer MJ, Willett WC, Egan KM.  Relation of anthropometric measurements to ovarian cancer risk in a population-based case-control study (United States).  Cancer Causes Control. 2006 May;17(4):459-67. doi: 10.1007/s10552-005-0416-1.
  10. Enriquez R, Wu P, Griffin MR, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Mitchel E, Carroll KN, Hartert TV.  Cessation of asthma medication in early pregnancy.  Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Jul;195(1):149-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2006.01.065. Epub 2006 May 2.
  11. Venarske DL, Busse WW, Griffin MR, Gebretsadik T, Shintani AK, Minton PA, Peebles RS, Hamilton R, Weisshaar E, Vrtis R, Higgins SB, Hartert TV.  The relationship of rhinovirus-associated asthma hospitalizations with inhaled corticosteroids and smoking.  J Infect Dis. 2006 Jun 1;193(11):1536-43. doi: 10.1086/503809. Epub 2006 Apr 27.
  12. Siddique MA, Hartman KE, Dragileva E, Dondero M, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Peiperl L, Valentine F, Kalams SA.  Low CD4+ T cell nadir is an independent predictor of lower HIV-specific immune responses in chronically HIV-1-infected subjects receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy.  J Infect Dis. 2006 Sep 1;194(5):661-5. doi: 10.1086/505913. Epub 2006 Jul 28.
  13. Chung CP, Avalos I, Oeser A, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Raggi P, Stein CM.  High prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: association with disease characteristics and cardiovascular risk factors.  Ann Rheum Dis. 2007 Feb;66(2):208-14. doi: 10.1136/ard.2006.054973. Epub 2006 Aug 10.
  14. Matthews CE, Wilcox S, Hanby CL, Der Ananian C, Heiney SP, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A.  Evaluation of a 12-week home-based walking intervention for breast cancer survivors.  Support Care Cancer. 2007 Feb;15(2):203-11. doi: 10.1007/s00520-006-0122-x. Epub 2006 Sep 26.

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