Doctor Khaled Bahjri is the Clinical Statistical Services Coordinator and Assistant Professor for the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Loma Linda University. He is a former graduate of the Biostatistics and Health Administration program at LLU leading the way in advanced statisical methods and analysis, department coordination of projects, and is bi-lingual in Arabic.
Dr. Bahjri received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Tennessee and graduated with his doctorate in medicine at Fatima College of Medicine in the Philippines. He has co-authored several publications such as "Utility of Preprocedure Checklists in the Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory." Additional co-authored works include:
Salem Dehom has his Masters in Research Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Loma Linda University and his Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Garyounis University of Benghazi, Libya. His expertise in statistical modeling and analysis, database management, and fluency in Arabic is utilized in his work with the Research Consulting Group.
Keiji Oda is a graduate of a Masters in Public Health in the Biostatistics program at Loma Linda University. He studied psychology in both Japan and Canda for his undergraduate and masters degrees. He has expertise in database management, statistical modeling and analysis, and statistical programming with SAS, R, and S-plus.
Dr. Synnove Knustsen has several integral roles at Loma Linda University. Dr. Knustsen is the Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics program and also the program director for the Epidemiology Doctoral Program. Dr. Knustsen is also a professor in both the School of Public Health and the School of Medicine. Dr. Knustsen teaches courses in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventitive Medicine and Population Medicine.
Dr. Knustsen received her medical degree from the University of Oslo, Norway. She received her Master of Public Health degree from Loma Linda University and her PhD from the University of Tromsoe.
Dr. Knustsen has spent several years working in family medicine. She has also extensive experience as a Public Health Officer. Dr. Knustsen also has an extensive background conducting research on lifestyle and coronary heart disease throughout the country.
In 1992, Dr. Knustsen joined the Loma Linda School of Public Health as the Chair of the department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Dr. Knustsen has continued doing research and has focused on lifestyle and chronic diseases as well as health effects of air pollution and is involved in the mentoring of several doctoral students.
Lifestyle and chronic disease, bone health, tobacco and health
Doctor Larry Beeson is a professor in Epdemiology at Loma Linda University. Dr. Beeson is also an Alumni of Loma Linda University with a doctorate in Epidemiology, a Masters of Science in Biostatistics and Bachelor of Science in Physics. He shares his experience in:
• Epidemiologic study design
• Questionaire design
• Statistical analysis
• Lifestyle and air pollution research
• Statistical programming
• Database management
• Cancer etiology and aging processes.
Dr. Lori Wilber is a professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Loma Linda University. She received her MD from Loma Linda University and eventually earned her spot as Associate Director of the Preventive Medicine Residency at LLU School of Medicine, and later Director of the Population Medicine MPH program at LLU School of Public Health. She is currently interested in research in the area of Population Medicine, a key area intersecting Medicine and Public Health, specifically of interest to the Preventive Medicine specialty. She currently resides in Redlands with her husband Charlie, their two high-school age children Andrew and Sophia, and their dog Grozzy. In addition to teaching, Dr. Wilber is an enthusiastic supporter of Southern California High School Mountain Biking League.
Nona Grove is the Program Facilitator for the Research Consulting Group. She shares her experience in financial management and logistics operations. Nona received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.
Nona manages the financial and logistic operations of the Research Consulting Group. She is repsonsible for the development of questionnaires, management and workflow of research projects, and developing marketing strategies within our consulting business to reach out to those needing research support. Nona also organizes and plans the administrative stratagems for our consulting business.
Dr. Mark Ghamsary is the Director of the Biostatistics Graduate program at the School of Public Health. Dr. Ghamsary is also an associate professor where he teaches courses in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Population Medicine.
Dr. Ghamsary received a Master of Science in Math and Statistics degree from the University of California, Irvine and completed his PhD in Applied Statistics from the University of California Riverside. Dr. Ghamsary joined Loma Linda University School of Public Health in January 2000.
Dr. Ghamsary has published five books in the field of high school and college entrance exams. He has also taught mathematics since the age of 18.