Dr Doyo Enki
Research Fellow in Medical Statistics
Dr Doyo Gragn Enki joined Plymouth University in June 2013 as a Research Fellow in Medical Statistics. Previously, he worked as Research Associate at The Open University, UK (2011-2013), where he studied his PhD. He also held a Lecturer position at Jimma University, Ethiopia (2000-2004), and also worked as Statistician at Development Bank of Ethiopia (1997-2000).
He is currently engaged in research on different projects and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate medical students at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. He also runs statistical consultancy service for researchers/ clinicians working for the NHS.
2011 - PhD in Statistics, The Open University, UK.
Thesis title: Interpretable and fast dimension reduction of multivariate data
Supervisors: Dr Nickolay Trendafilov and Prof Frank Critchley
2007 - MSc. in Biostatistics (with distinction), Hasselt University, Belgium
2006 - MSc. in Applied Statistics (with distinction), Hasselt University, Belgium
2004 - MSc. in Statistics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
1996 - BSc. in Statistics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
AFHEA, Higher Education Academy (2016)
Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
Evidence-based practice, particularly on
- Randomised clinical trials
- Systematic reviews and Meta-Analysis
- Diagnostic studies
Survival data analysis
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Conference talks and posters
· Comparison of statistical algorithms for the detection of infectious disease outbreaks, International Conference of the Royal Statistical Society, 7 - 10 September 2015, Exeter University, UK.
· Statistical models for biosurveillance of multiple organisms, the 2012 International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) conference, San Diego, USA, 4-5 Dec 2012.
· Statistical models for biosurveillance: an empirical investigation, 33rd Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, Bergen, Norway, 19-23 August 2012.
· Evaluation of statistical algorithms for the detection of infectious disease outbreaks, 32nd Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, Ottawa, Canada, 21-25 August 2011.
· Sparse principal components by semi-partition clustering, International Conference of the Royal Statistical Society, 13-17 September 2010, Brighton, UK.
· A semi-partition approach to gene clustering, 31st Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, 29 August - 2 September 2010, Montpellier, France.
· Sparse eigengenes by semi-partitioning clustering method, Workshop on Sparse structures: statistical theory and practice, 16-18 June 2010, University of Bristol, UK.
· Penalized varimax, 16th International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 20-24 July 2009, St. John's College, Cambridge, UK.
· Sparse and interpretable components, Sparsity in Machine Learning and Statistics, 1-3 April 2009, Cumberland Lodge, UK.
· Interpretable dimensionality reduction for data of high dimension, 31st Research Students' Conference, 31 March - 1 April, 2008, University of Nottingham, UK.
· A time-varying shared frailty model with application to infectious diseases, Meeting on Probability Distributions and Statistical Models for Reliability and Survival Analysis, 30 May 2014, Brunel University, London, UK.