Tommi Gaines, PhD

Associate Professor

Dr. Gaines is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease and Global Public Health.

Tracks: Global Health

Dr. Gaines is a trained biostatistician whose work specializes in modeling the interactions between social conditions, geographic location, and individual characteristics using advanced spatial and statistical analyses from various study designs (cross-sectional, retrospective, and longitudinal). Her current research utilizes geographic information system (GIS) technologies to visualize and analyze the physical features of residential environments as it relates to unsafe sexual and drug using behaviors.

  • Applied Public Health Statistics
  • Environment