Roya Ghiaseddin

Professor of the Practice

Applied Statistics, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1995
M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1990
M.S.A., University of Notre Dame, 1989

Dr. Ghiaseddin joined ACMS in 2012. Her teaching includes Statistics for Life Sciences and Research Methods for the Master in Global Health. Dr. Ghiaseddin is a member of the thesis committee for the Master of Global Health program and has been mentoring graduate students on their theses. She has also taught Quantitative Methods for the PhD in Psychology program.

Prior to joining ACMS, Dr. Ghiaseddin spent sixteen years as a faculty member at the Mendoza College of Business where she was a recipient of the Kaneb Excellence in Teaching Award.

During her career, Dr. Ghiaseddin has collaborated on a number of research projects conducted at the state and global levels. 

Dr. Ghiaseddin's current research includes:

  • Improving Human Papilloma Virus-Vaccination Rates and Related Health outcomes in Saint Joseph County, Indiana Utilizing Three Cs Model       through HPV-Vaccination Campaign.
  • Establishing the Prevalence of High-risk HPV Infection and Identifying Associated Risk Factors in Santo Domingo, Ecuador.
  • Exploring the Impact of the Presidential Alternative Treatment Program on People Living with HIV in Gambia.
  • Understanding the Burden of Mental Health among people living with HIV in Northern Indiana.
  • Studying the impact of host decoy trap (HDT) visual features on capture of Aedes aegypti (Visual cues in mosquito trap performance), in collaboration with Kenya Medical Research Institute Centre for Global Health Research & Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich              at Medway, UK.
  • Reducing Chemical Dependency; Opioid Crisis Management through Michiana Opioid Task Force.
  • Predicting Childhood Blood Lead Levels in Saint Joseph County and Elkhart County, Indiana.

Phone: (574) 631-1543
Office: 168A Hurley Hall