Musie Ghebremichael, PhD, Associate Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Lab Info:

Principal Investigator: Musie Ghebremichael, PhD, Associate Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Office/Location: 400TS 857

Phone: (857) 268-7006


Category: Members

Dr. Ghebremichael is a statistician at the Ragon Institute and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He provides statistical support to researchers located primarily at the institute, but also to Ragon affiliated investigators within other departments at Harvard, MGH, MIT and University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Dr. Ghebremichael earned his PhD in statistics from Rice University and did a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University where his primary research focus was on statistical methods applied to HIV/AIDS research. Before joining the Ragon Institute, Dr. Ghebremichael has worked as a statistician for Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (HU CFAR) and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.



Selected Publications of Interest

1.   Ghebremichael M and  Finkelman M. Effect of premarital sex on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and high risk behaviors in women. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research Vol. 5(2), pp. 59-64, Feb 2013.


2.   Ghebremichael M, Habtzgi D, Paintsil E. Deciphering the epidemic synergy of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) on human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection among women in sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Res Notes. 2012; 5:451.


3. Ghebremichael M, Paintsil E. High risk behaviors and sexually transmitted infections among men in Tanzania. AIDS Behav. 2011 Jul; 15(5):1026-32.


4.Ghebremichael M, Paintsil E, Ickovics JR, Vlahov D, Schuman P, Boland R, Schoenbaum E, Moore J, Zhang H. Longitudinal association of alcohol use with HIV disease progression and psychological health of women with HIV. AIDS Care. 2009 Jul; 21(7):834-41.


5. Ghebremichael M. Nonparametric estimation of mean residual functions. Lifetime Data Anal. 2009 Mar; 15(1):107-19.


A full list of publications is available at Harvard Catalyst