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Omar B. Mbowe, Ph.D.

Omar MboweResearch Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (2012) University of Alabama at Birmingham

Contact Information

University of Rochester
Dept of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
265 Crittenden Boulevard, CU 420630 
Rochester, New York 14642-0630
Office: Saunders Research Building 4203
Phone: (585) 276-3079
Fax: (585) 273-1031

Research Interests

  • Statistical methods in analgesic clinical trials
  • Environmental health statistics
  • Modeling multiple outcomes
  • Correlated data
  • Bayesian statistics

Selected Publications

  • Barrett E, Vitek W, Mbowe O, Thurston SW, Legro RS, Alvero R, Baker V, Bates GW, Casson P, Coutifaris C, Eisenberg E, Hansen K, Krawetz S, Robinson R, Rosen M, Usadi R, Zhang H, Santoro N, Diamond M. Pre-conception allostatic load is associated with pregnancy outcomes, but not fertility, among women with unexplained infertility, Human Reproduction Journal, Accepted, 2018.

  • Barrett, ES, Sathyanarayana, S, Mbowe, O, Thurston, SW, Redmon, JB, Nguyen, R, Swan, SH. First trimester urinary Bisphenol A concentration and anogenital distance, an androgen sensitive measure of reproductive development, in infant girls. Environmental Health Perspectives, Volume 125, Issue 7, 2017.

  • Davis J, Penha J, Mbowe O, Taira DA. Prevalence of Single and Multiple Leading Causes of Death by Race/Ethnicity Among People Aged 60 to 70 Years. Prev Chronic Dis 2017; 14:160241. DOI:

  • Lim E, Mbowe O, Lee AS, Davis J. Effect of environmental exposure to hydrogen sulfide on central nervous system and respiratory function: a systematic review of human studies. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2016 Jan; 22(1):80-90.

  • Lim E, Cheng Y, Reuschel C, Mbowe O, Ahn H-J, Juarez D, Miyamura J, Seto T, and Chen JJ. Risk-adjusted in-hospital mortality models for congestive heart failure and acute myocardial infarction: value of clinical laboratory data and race/ethnicity. (Published online by Health Services Research Journal on 15 JUN 2015, DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12325).

  • Mbowe O, Diaz A, Wallace J, Mazariegos M, Jolly P. Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Guatemalan School Children. Maternal and Child Health J., Vol 17, Number 10, 2013.