Jasmit Shah
Data Scientist

Dr Shah holds a Doctorate and Master of Science degree in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics from the Un iversity of Louisville, USA, 2017 and 2011, respectively. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Statistics and Chemistry from University of South Alabama, USA, 2009. 

Dr Shah’s cumulative experience, spanning 11 years, includes research, teaching and consultancy. His experience is in biostatistics having worked in various departments within AKU such as Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Population Health, and the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health. Dr Shah has supported UNICEF Zambia and the World Bank Group in data consolidation and updating of tools such as EQUIST and PATHS to conduct evidence-based analysis and was part of the strategic plan for RMNCAHN for Zambia 2022-2027. He has also been a lead trainer in EQUIST(UNICEF) for projects in Ethiopia, Mozambique and Pakistan. As a lead in biostatistics and data science, Dr Shah has held the position of Assistant Professor in AKU Department of Population Health and delivered short courses in biostatistics in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Moi University, Kenya. Further, he was a Research Associate and REDCap Database Coordinator at the Diabetes and Obesity Centre, University of Louisville, USA. 

Dr Shah is joining the Brain and Mind Institute from the AKU Department of Internal Medicine, where he is consulting on research projects conducted by the faculty and residents. In addition, he chairs the Department of Medicine Research Committee. Dr Shah is also a supervisor for post graduate students. Over 32 publications of his academic work have been published in numerous medical journals.