Dr. Vrijesh Tripathi

Senior Lecturer in Statistics

Contact Information

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
The University of The West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Location: 310, Office 2
Tel: 662-2002 ext 83872
E-mail: vrijesh.tripathi@sta.uwi.edu

Educational Background
  • M.Sc. in Statistics, Agra University, Agra (India)
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Statistics, DBRAU, Agra (India)
Research Interests
  • Cancer Epidemiology, Clinical Research, Statistical Genetics and Global Health (particularly Maternal and Child Health).
  • Statistical modelling and computation, with a particular emphasis on Longitudinal and Survival Data, Validation and Predictions.
  • Clinical Research, Good Clinical Practice and Clinical Trials.
Selected Publications
  1. Chiu KWH, Ling L, Tripathi V, et. al. Ultrasound measurement for abdominal aortic aneuerysm screening --a direct comparison of the three leading methods. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg s 2014, 47(4): 367-373.  (IF 3.070)
  2. Singh R and Tripathi V. Maternal factors contributing to under-five mortality at birth order 1 to 5 in India: a comprehensive multivariate study. SpringerPlus 2013, 2:284. 12 pages. doi: 10.1186/2193-1801-2-284.
  3. Amy J-J and Tripathi V. Contraception for women: An evidence-based overview. BMJ 2009; 339(7720): 563-69. (IF 16.3)
  4. Salhan S, Tripathi V, et al.  A phase II randomized controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of praneem polyherbal vaginal tablets compared to betadine vaginal pessary in women with symptoms of abnormal vaginal discharge. Asia Pac J Public Health 2009; 21(4): 461-68.  (IF 1.057)
  5. Salhan S, Tripathi V and  Gaikwad HS. Analysis of prognostic factors for 5 year survival in surgically treated patients of carcinoma cervix stages IB1, IB2 and IIA. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 2008; 4(1): 42-47.  (IF 1.058)
International training programs organized
  1. Caribbean Training Program on Bio-informatics: Application of Structural and Computational Biology in Biomedical Sciences” 18th January 2010 to 29th January 2010 in collaboration with International Centre for Genetics Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) and United Nations University- Biotechnology for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNU-BIOLAC).  Course material including lecture notes, power point and videos are available from the following link: http://sta.uwi.edu/fst/dms/icgeb/index.asp
  2. “International Workshop: Advanced course on high throughput Sequencing Data with R & Bioconductor” January 19th – 21st 2011 in collaboration with United Nations University- Biotechnology for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNU-BIOLAC).