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Berhanu Tameru
Title Co-Principal Investigator
Faculty Rank Director Biomedical Information Management Systems (BIMS) Center for Computational Epidemiology
Degree Ph.D
Institution Tuskegee University
Department Center for Computational Epidemiology, Bioinformatics and Risk Analysis
Clusters Community Engagement
HIV/AIDS
Informatics
Infectious and Immunological Diseases
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Tuskegee University
BIMS/CCEBRA, CVMNAH
City Tuskegee
State AL
Postal Code 36088
Telephone 334-724-4275
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2007 Indo-US AKI Workshop, USDA/ANGRA University/ICAR/TU, Capacity Building for Risk Analysis and Modelling to Promote Agriculture trade in India
2007 Tuskegee University, Recognition for Service as a Prostate Cancer Educator
2010 Tuskegee University, Outstanding Faculty Performance Award for Research
2011 Fort Valley State University, Appreciation for Outstanding Dedication and Service Above and Beyond The Call of Duty
2011 Pfizer, Pfizer Award For Veterinary Research Excellence
2013 Tuskegee University Faculty Achivement Award

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  Research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

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2011COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY &BIOINFORMATICS5G12RR003059-22
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2011COMMUNITY BASED EPIDEMIOLOGICAL RESEARCH TO ADDRESS HIV/AIDS IN BBC OF ALABAMA5G12RR003059-22
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2009ADMINISTRATIVE CORE3G12RR003059-20S2

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1. Miller SA, White JA, Chowdhury R, Gales DN, Tameru B, Tiwari AK, Samuel T. Effects of consumption of whole grape powder on basal NF-?B signaling and inflammatory cytokine secretion in a mouse model of inflammation. J Nutr Intermed Metab. 2018 Mar; 11:1-8.
2. Chowdhury R, David N, Bogale A, Nandy S, Habtemariam T, Tameru B. Assessing the Key Attributes of Low Utilization of Mammography Screening and Breast-self Exam among African-American Women. J Cancer. 2016; 7(5):532-7.
3. Woube YA, Dibaba AB, Tameru B, Fite R, Nganwa D, Robnett V, Demisse A, Habtemariam T. Quantitative risk assessment of entry of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia through live cattle imported from northwestern Ethiopia. Prev Vet Med. 2015 Nov 01; 122(1-2):61-9.
4. Asundep NN, Jolly PE, Carson A, Turpin CA, Zhang K, Tameru B. Antenatal care attendance, a surrogate for pregnancy outcome? The case of Kumasi, Ghana. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Jul; 18(5):1085-94.
5. Asundep NN, Jolly PE, Carson AP, Turpin CA, Zhang K, Wilson NO, Stiles JK, Tameru B. Effect of Malaria and Geohelminth Infection on Birth Outcomes in Kumasi, Ghana. Int J Trop Dis Health. 2014; 4(5):582-594.
6. Asundep NN, Carson AP, Turpin CA, Tameru B, Agidi AT, Zhang K, Jolly PE. Determinants of access to antenatal care and birth outcomes in Kumasi, Ghana. J Epidemiol Glob Health. 2013 Dec; 3(4):279-88.
7. Asseged B, Tameru B, Nganwa D, Fite R, Habtemariam T. A quantitative assessment of the risk of introducing foot and mouth disease virus into the United States via cloned bovine embryos. Rev Sci Tech. 2012 12; 31(3):761-75.
8. Tameru B, Gerbi G, Nganwa D, Bogale A, Robnett V, Habtemariam T. The Association between Interrelationships and Linkages of Knowledge about HIV/AIDS and its Related Risky Behaviors in People Living with HIV/AIDS. J AIDS Clin Res. 2012 Sep 01; 3(7):1-7.
9. Tameru B, Nganwa D, Bogale A, Robnett V, Habtemariam T. The Role of Computational Epidemiology and Risk Analysis in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS. J AIDS Clin Res. 2012 Jul 22; 3(6).
10. Gerbi GB, Habtemariam T, Robnett V, Nganwa D, Tameru B. The association between religious affiliation and frequency of attendance at religious services on HIV risky behaviors among people living with HIV/AIDS. J AIDS HIV Res. 2012 May 01; 4(5):136-143.
11. Rodriguez S, Fadlalla K, Graham T, Tameru B, Fermin CD, Samuel T. Immunohistochemical evaluation of AKT protein activation in canine mast cell tumours. J Comp Pathol. 2012 Aug-Oct; 147(2-3):171-6.
12. Gerbi GB, Habtemariam T, Robnett V, Nganwa D, Tameru B. Psychosocial factors as predictors of HIV/AIDS risky behaviors among people living with HIV/AIDS. J AIDS HIV Res. 2012 Jan 01; 4(1):8-16.
13. Gerbi GB, Habtemariam T, Tameru B, Nganwa D, Robnett V. A comparative study of substance use before and after establishing HIV infection status among people living with HIV/AIDS. J Subst Use. 2011 Dec; 16(6):464-475.
14. Asseged BD, Habtemariam T, Tameru B, Nganwa D. The risk of introduction of equine infectious anemia virus into USA via cloned horse embryos imported from Canada. Theriogenology. 2012 Jan 15; 77(2):445-58.
15. Gerbi GB, Habtemariam T, Tameru B, Nganwa D, Robnett V. A quantitative risk assessment of multiple factors influencing HIV/AIDS transmission through unprotected sex among HIV-seropositive men. AIDS Care. 2012; 24(3):331-9.
16. Gerbi GB, Habtemariam T, Tameru B, Nganwa D, Robnet V. Psychosocial responses associated with perceived risk of cancer in an African-American community. Psychol Rep. 2011 Aug; 109(1):93-8.
17. Abdalla E, HabteMariam T, Nganwa D, Dibaba AB, Gerbi G, Vinaida R, Tameru B. Epidemiology of influenza A 2009 H1N1 virus pandemic in the U.S. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011; 22(4 Suppl):39-60.
18. Carter VL, Tippett F, Anderson DL, Tameru B. Increasing prostate cancer screening among African American men. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2010 Aug; 21(3 Suppl):91-106.
19. Lane C, Tameru B, Nganwa D, Habtemariam T, Asseged B, Robnett V, Wilson S. A quantitative risk assessment for the likelihood of introduction of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus strain H5N1 into U.S. hunter retriever dogs. Avian Dis. 2010 Mar; 54(1 Suppl):699-706.
20. Nganwa D, Habtemariam T, Tameru B, Gerbi G, Bogale A, Robnett V, Wilson W. Applying the epidemiologic problem oriented approach (EPOA) methodology in developing a knowledge base for the modeling of HIV/AIDS. Ethn Dis. 2010; 20(1 Suppl 1):S1-173-7.
21. Tameru B, Habtemariam T, Nganwa D, Gerbi G, Bogale A, Robnett V, Wilson W. Assessing HIV/AIDS intervention strategies using an integrative macro-micro level computational epidemiologic modeling approach. Ethn Dis. 2010; 20(1 Suppl 1):S1-207-10.
22. Zekeri AA, Habtemariam T, Tameru B, Ngawa D, Robnett V. Conspiracy beliefs about HIV/AIDS among HIV-positive African-American patients in rural Alabama. Psychol Rep. 2009 Apr; 104(2):388-94.
23. Gerbi GB, Habtemariam T, Tameru B, Nganwa D, Robnett V. The correlation between alcohol consumption and risky sexual behaviors among people living with HIV/AIDS. J Subst Use. 2009 Apr; 14(2):90-100.
24. Habtemariam T, Tameru B, Nganwa D, Beyene G, Ayanwale L, Robnett V, Wilson W, Zekeri A. A Conceptual Multivariate Modelling Approach for Integrating Epidemiologic and Psychosocial Determinants to Examine the Epidemiology of Diseases in Under-served Populations. Adv Syst Sci Appl. 2008 Jun; 8(2):201-205.
25. Tameru B, Gebremadhin B, Habtemariam T, Nganwa D, Ayanwale O, Wilson S, Robnett V, Wilson W. Developing a Generic Risk Assessment Simulation Modelling Software Tool for Assessing the Risk of Foot and Mouth Virus Introduction. Adv Syst Sci Appl. 2008 Jun; 8(2):206-211.
26. Habtemariam T, Tameru B, Nganwa D, Beyene G, Ayanwale L, Robnett V. Epidemiologic Modeling of HIV/AIDS: Use of Computational Models to Study the Population Dynamics of the Disease to Assess Effective Intervention Strategies for Decision-making. Adv Syst Sci Appl. 2008 Mar; 8(1):35-39.
27. Ayanwale L. PERCEPTIONS OF HIV AND PREVENTION EDUCATION AMONG INMATES OF ALABAMA PRISONS. Am J Health Stud. 2008; 23(4):179-184.
28. Tameru B, Habtemariam T, Nganwa D, Ayanwale L, Beyene G, Robnett V, Wilson W. Computational Modelling of Intracellular Viral Kinetics and CD4+ Cellular Population Dynamics of HIV/AIDS. Adv Syst Sci Appl. 2008; 8(1):40-45.
29. Addo-Bediako A, Tameru B, Jackai LE, Bonsi CK. Assessment of risk of introduction of Cylas formicarius elegantulus (Coleoptera: Brentidae) into weevil-free areas in the southern United States. J Econ Entomol. 2007 Apr; 100(2):315-21.
30. Tameru K. Snake bite envenomation at Aysha refugee camp health center. Ethiop Med J. 2006 Jan; 44(1):75-9.
31. Habtemariam T, Yu P, Oryang D, Nganwa D, Ayanwale O, Tameru B, Abdelrahman H, Ahmad A, Robnett V. Modelling viral and CD4 cellular population dynamics in HIV: approaches to evaluate intervention strategies. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2001 Nov; 47(7):1201-8.
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1. Berhanu Tameru, David Nganwa, Asseged B. Bogale, Vinaida Robnett, Gemechu B. Gerbi and Tsegaye HabteMariam Tameru, B., Nganwa, D., Bogale, A.B., Robnett, V., Gerbi, G.B. & HabteMariam, T. . Epidemiology I - Theory, Research and Practice. The Role of Computational Epidemiology and Risk Analysis in the Fight against HIV/AIDS. 2014; 185 - 204.
2. Asseged Bogale, Berhanu Tameru, Tsegaye Habtemariam. Zoonotic Tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria,. Status and control of bovine tuberculosis in Ethiopia. 2014; 109-132.
3. Gemechu B Gerbi, Tsegaye Habtemariam, Berhanu Tameru, David Nganwa, Vinaida Robnett, Sibyl K Bowie. SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF HIV/AIDS AND THEIR RAMIFICATIONS. Triple Challenges of Psychosocial Factors, Substance Abuse, and HIV/AIDS Risky Behaviors in People Living with HIV/AIDS. 2011; 135-155.
4. Joshua T Cohen, Keith Duggar, George M Gray, Silvia Kreindel, Hatim Gubara, Tsegaye HabteMariam, David Oryang, Berhanu Tameru. Prions and Mad Cow Disease. A simulation model for evaluating the potential for spread of bovine spongiform encephalopathy to animals or to people. 2003.
5. Joshua T Cohen, Keith Duggar, George M Gray, Silvia Kreindel, Hatim Abdelrahman, Tsegaye HabteMariam, David Oryang, Berhanu Tameru. Evaluation of the potential for bovine spongiform encephalopathy in the United States. 2001; 87.

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1. Sonni-Ali Miller, Jason A White, Rupak Chowdhury, Dominique N Gales, Berhanu Tameru, Amit K Tiwari, Temesgen Samuel. Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism. Effects of consumption of whole grape powder on basal NF-κB signaling and inflammatory cytokine secretion in a mouse model of inflammation. 2017.
2. Mack, J. D., Yehualaeshet, T., Park, M.-K., Tameru, B., Samuel, T. and Chin, B. A. Phage-Based Biosensor and Optimization of Surface Blocking Agents to Detect Salmonella Typhimurium on Romaine Lettuce. Journal of Food Safety. 2017; 37(2).
3. Mark M Dookeran, GS Baccus-Taylor, John O Akingbala, Berhanu Tameru, Anna M Lammerding. J Agric Biodivers Res. Transmission of Salmonella on broiler chickens and carcasses from production to retail in Trinidad and Tobago. 2012; 1(5):78-84.
4. Mark M Dookeran, Gail SH Baccus-Taylor, John O Akingbala, Berhanu Tameru, Anna M Lammerding. The Open Conference Proceedings Journal, 2012, 3, (Suppl 1-M3) 12-19. Assessing Thermal Inactivation of Salmonella on Cooked Broiler Chicken Carcasses in Trinidad and Tobago. 2012; 3(Suppl 1-M3):12-19.
5. Aradom Debretsion, Tsegaye Habtemariam, Saul Wilson, Berhanu Tameru, Irene V Wesley, Teshome Yehualaeshet. COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF STANDARD CULTURE AND REAL‐TIME POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION TO DETECT CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI IN RETAIL CHICKEN SAMPLES. COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF STANDARD CULTURE AND REAL‐TIME POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION TO DETECT CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI IN RETAIL CHICKEN SAMPLES. 2009; 29(4):588-600.
6. DM Jackson, KA Sorenson, CK Bonsi, A Addo-Bediako, R Ali, B Tameru, F Quarcoo, MN Alvarez, LE Jackai, B Sosinski. ISHS Acta Horticulturae 703. Occurrence and intra-specific variation of sweetpotato weevil (Brentidae: Coleoptera) in relation to its potential spread in southern United States of America and the Caribbean. 2005; 197-204.
7. T Habtemariam, B Tameru, D Nganwa, L Ayanwale, A Ahmed, D Oryang, H AbdelRahman, G Gray, J Cohen, S Kreindel. Application of systems analysis in modelling the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). Application of systems analysis in modelling the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). 2002; 31(9/10):1380-1390.
8. T Habtemariam, B Tameru, D Nganwa, L Ayanwale, A Ahmed, D Oryang, H AbdelRahman. Epidemiologic modelling of HIV and CD4 cellular/molecular population dynamics. Epidemiologic modelling of HIV and CD4 cellular/molecular population dynamics. 2002; 31(9/10):1369-1379.
9. NK Govil, Griffith Nyuydinkong, Berhanu Tameru. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications. Some< i> Lp Inequalities for the Polar Derivative of a Polynomial. 2001; 254(2):618-626.

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