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H. Anwar Ahmad

Faculty RankProfessor
InstitutionJackson State University
DepartmentBiology/Environmental Science
Address256 Just Hall, Jackson State University
JSU Box 18540, 1400 John R. John R. Lynch Street
Jackson MS 39217
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    Dr. Ahmad, a tenured professor, possess a highly diversified education in biological sciences, information systems, and risk assessment with over 25 years of teaching, research and consulting experiences at various institutions of higher learning. His formal education includes MBA and MS in computer information systems, besides BS, MS, and Ph.D. in biological/life sciences. He has taught several undergraduate and graduate courses in biological sciences, business statistics, health care finance, risk analysis, and computer sciences. In addition to teaching in traditional classroom setting to students and adult learners, Dr. Ahmad has exclusively developed and taught several online courses. One of those courses is quantitative risk assessment, developed under extramural funding, and offered to African and US mid-career professionals in international agriculture trade and food safety. Besides teaching a wide array of subjects, Dr. Ahmad has published over 100 full-length research papers, abstracts and conference proceedings in various scientific journals. His current research interests include: Neural Network Modeling of Physiological Variables; Biostatistics Education and Consulting; Microbial Risk Assessment; and Animal Growth Modeling.

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    1. Siew SW, Musa SM, Sabri N', Farida Asras MF, Ahmad HF. Evaluation of pre-treated healthcare wastes during COVID-19 pandemic reveals pathogenic microbiota, antibiotics residues, and antibiotic resistance genes against beta-lactams. Environ Res. 2023 02 15; 219:115139. PMID: 36565841.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    2. Ghosh S, Ahmad HA, Akil L, Tchounwou PB. COVID-19 Progression: A County-Level Analysis of Vaccination and Case Fatality in Mississippi, USA. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Dec 09; 19(24). PMID: 36554432.
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    3. Akil L, Ahmad HA. Socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on foodborne illnesses in the United States. Eur J Environ Public Health. 2023 Apr; 7(2). PMID: 36936053.
    4. Akil L, Barner YM, Bisht A, Okoye E, Ahmad HA. COVID-19 Incidence and Death Rates in the Southern Region of the United States: A Racial and Ethnic Association. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Oct 27; 19(21). PMID: 36360871.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    5. Ogungbe O, Akil L, Ahmad HA. Exploring Unconventional Risk-Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases: Has Opioid Therapy Been Overlooked? Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 07 18; 16(14). PMID: 31323774.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. He X, Akil L, Aker WG, Hwang HM, Ahmad HA. Trends in infant mortality in United States: a brief study of the Southeastern states from 2005-2009. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 May 06; 12(5):4908-20. PMID: 25955527.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Kethireddy SR, Tchounwou PB, Ahmad HA, Yerramilli A, Young JH. Geospatial interpolation and mapping of tropospheric ozone pollution using geostatistics. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Jan 10; 11(1):983-1000. PMID: 24434594.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:PHPublic Health
    8. Mahmud O, Dates C, Akil L, Ahmad HA. HIV and tuberculosis trends in the United States and select Sub-Saharan Africa countries. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011 06; 8(6):2524-32. PMID: 21776244.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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