Gebre-Egziabher Kiros, Ph.D.

Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics
LOCATION: 209-B FSH Science Research Center
PHONE: 850-412-7422

Selective Publications
  • Ames, S, Stevens, S, Werch, C, Carlson, J, Schroeder, D, Kiros, GE, Kershaw, J, Patten, C, Ebbert, J, Offord, K. (2010). The Association of Alcohol Consumption with Tobacco Use in Black and White College Students. Substance Use & Misuse, 45, 7-8:1230-1244..

  • Ashford, A, Kiros, GE. Lopez, IA (2010). Trends and correlates of breast cancer screening among Florida women: Analysis of 2001 and 2008 BRFSS data. Florida Public Health Review, 7:17-25.

  • David P. Lindstrom, Gebre-Egziabher Kiros and Dennis P. Hogan (2009). “Transition into first intercourse, marriage, and childbearing among Ethiopian Women.” Genus, LXV (2): 45-77.

  • Kearney, G and Kiros, GE (2009). A spatial evaluation of socio demographics surrounding National Priorities List sites in Florida using a distance-based approach. International Journal of Health Geographics, 8:33.

  • Suther, S and Kiros, GE (2009). Barriers to the Use of Genetic Testing: A Study of Racial and Ethnic Disparities. Genetics in Medicine, 11(9):655-662.

  • Ames, S, Stevens, S, Schroeder, D, Werch, C, Carlson, J, Kiros, GE, Kershaw, J, Patten, C, Ebbert, J, Offord, K (2009). Non-daily tobacco use among Black and White college undergraduates: A comparison of non-daily versus daily tobacco users. Addiction Research & Theory, 17(2): 191-204.

  • “Differences among Black and White young adults on prior attempts and motivation to help a smoker quit” (with Steven Ames, et al.). Addictive Behaviors, November 2007.

  • Hong Xiao, Clement Gwede, Gebre-Egziabher Kiros, and Katherine Milla (2007). “Analysis of Prostate Cancer Incidence of the State of Florida Using Geographic Information System and Multilevel Modeling.” Journal of the National Medical Association, 99(3): 218-225.

  • David P. Lindstrom and Gebre-Egziabher Kiros (2007). “The impact of infant and child death on subsequent fertility.” Population Research and Policy Review, 26 (1), February Issue.

  • Gebre-Egziabher Kiros and Michael White (2004). “Migration, Community Context, and Child Immunization in Ethiopia”, Social Science & Medicine, 59:2603-2616.

  • Denise B. Kandel, Gebre-Egziabher Kiros, Christine Schaffran, and Mei-Chen Hu (2004). “Racial/ethnic differences in cigarette smoking initiation and progression to daily smoking: a multilevel analysis”, American Journal of Public Health, January, 94(1): 128-135.

  • Susan E. Short and Gebre-Egziabher Kiros (2002). “Husbands, Wives, Sons, and Daughters: Fertility Preferences and the Demand for Contraception”, Population Research and Policy Review, 21:377-402.

  • Mark R. Montgomery, Gebre-Egziabher Kiros, Dominic Agyeman, John B. Casterline, Peter Aglobitse, Paul Hewett (2001). “Social Networks and Contraceptive Dynamics in Southern Ghana”, Population Council, Policy Research Division, No. 153.

  • Gebre-Egziabher Kiros and Dennis P. Hogan (2001). “War, famine and excess child mortality in Africa: the role of parental education”, International Journal of Epidemiology, 30:447-455.

  • M. Ezra and Gebre-Egziabher Kiros (2001). “Rural Out-Migration of Young Adults in the Ecologically Degraded Areas of Ethiopia: A Multilevel Analysis”, International Migration Review, 35(3): 749-771.

  • Gebre-Egziabher Kiros and David I. Kertzer (2000). “The Impact of Postmarital Residence on Fertility, Early Childhood Mortality, and Child Health” Journal of Comparative Family Studies, XXXI (4): 503-518.

  • Gebre-Egziabher Kiros and Dennis P. Hogan (2000). “The impact of war, famine and environmental degradation on infant and child mortality in Africa” Genus, LVI (3-4): 145-178.

  • M. Ezra and Gebre-Egziabher Kiros (2000). “Household vulnerability to food crisis and mortality in the drought prone areas of Ethiopia”, Journal of Biosocial Science, 32(3): 395-409.

  • Gebre-Egziabher Kiros (1992). “Computer methods for sampling from univariate continuous distributions”, SINET, 15:99-115.

  • Gebre-Egziabher Kiros (1991). “Combining Several Unbiased Estimators of a Common Mean of Different Populations: An Empirical Investigation”, JESA, 3:54-62.