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Hire Dr. Pius Ekong
United States
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Freelance Data Analyst | Expert in R, STATA. Epidemiologist with 10+ years experience in animal & public health research

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Services
Scientific writing White paper, Grant proposal, Journal article, Review article, Regulatory documents, Clinical trial documents
Data science & analysis Simple data analysis, Complex data analysis, Statistical analysis, Algorithm design, Data visualization
Academic research Internet research, Evidence-based answers, Secondary data compilation, Literature search
Work Experience

Research Scientist - Informatics

Center for Health Statistic and Informatics

January 2020 - Present

Post doctoral research scholar

University of California Davis, VMTRC

November 2018 - March 2020

Education

PhD - Epidemiology

Kansas State University

January 2013 - August 2017

Certifications
  • Certification details not provided.
Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Olusola O. Oladipo, Olatunde B. Akanbi, Pius S. Ekong, Chidiebere Uchendu, Oyetunji Ajani(2020). Lead Toxicoses in Free-Range Chickens in Artisanal Gold-Mining Communities, Zamfara, Nigeria . Journal of Health and Pollution. 10. (26). p. 200606. Blacksmith Institute
Ekong, P.S., Fountain-Jones, N.M., Alkhamis, M.A.(2018). Spatiotemporal evolutionary epidemiology of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza in West Africa and Nigeria, 2006–2015 . Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 65. (1). p. e70-e82.
Ekong, P.S., Sanderson, M.W., Bello, N.M., Noll, L.W., Cernicchiaro, N., Renter, D.G., Bai, J., Nagaraja, T.G.(2017). Bayesian estimation of true prevalence, sensitivity and specificity of three diagnostic tests for detection of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle feces . Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 148. p. 21-27.
Woma, T.Y., Ekong, P.S., Bwala, D.G., Ibu, J.O., Ta’Ama, L., Dyek, D.Y., Saleh, L., Shamaki, D., Kalla, D.J.U., Bailey, D., et al.(2016). Serosurvey of peste des petits ruminants virus in small ruminants from different agro-ecological zones of Nigeria . Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research. 83. (1).
Woma, T.Y., Kalla, D.J.U., Ekong, P.S., Ularamu, H.G., Chollom, S.C., Lamurde, I.I., Bajehson, D.B., Tom, N.D., Aaron, G.B., Shamaki, D., et al.(2015). Serological evidence of camel exposure to peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) in Nigeria . Tropical Animal Health and Production. 47. (3). p. 603-606.
Ekong, P.S., Ducheyne, E., Carpenter, T.E., Owolodun, O.A., Oladokun, A.T., Lombin, L.H., Berkvens, D., Ekong, P.S., Ducheyne, E., Carpenter, T.E., et al.(2012). Spatio-temporal epidemiology of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) outbreaks in Nigeria, 2006-2008 . Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 103. (2-3). p. 170-177.
Oladokun, A.T., Meseko, C.A., Ighodalo, E., John, B., Ekong, P.S.(2012). Effect of intervention on the control of highly pathogenic Avian influenza in Nigeria . Pan African Medical Journal. 13.
Ekong, P.S., Juryit, R., Dika, N.M., Nguku, P., Musenero, M.(2012). Prevalence and risk factors for zoonotic helminth infection among humans and animals - jos, nigeria, 2005-2009 . Pan African Medical Journal. 12. (1).
Adeyeye, A.A., Ekong, P.S., Pilau, N.N.(2011). Rift Valley fever: The Nigerian story,Rapporto sulla febbre della Valle del Rift in Nigeria . Veterinaria Italiana. 47. (1). p. 35-40.
Owolodun, O.A., Bastos, A.D.S., Antiabong, J.F., Ogedengbe, M.E., Ekong, P.S., Yakubu, B.(2010). Molecular characterisation of African swine fever viruses from Nigeria (2003-2006) recovers multiple virus variants and reaffirms CVR epidemiological utility . Virus Genes. 41. (3). p. 361-368.
Meseko, C.A., Oladokun, A.T., Ekong, P.S., Fasina, F.O., Shittu, I.A., Sulaiman, L.K., Egbuji, A.N., Solomon, P., Ularamu, H.G., Joannis, T.M.(2010). Rapid antigen detection in the diagnosis of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) virus in Nigeria . Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 68. (2). p. 163-165.
Owolodun, O.A., Yakubu, B., Antiabong, J.F., Ogedengbe, M.E., Luka, P.D., John Audu, B., Ekong, P.S., Shamaki, D.(2010). Temporal dynamics of African swine fever outbreaks in Nigeria, 2002-2007 . Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 57. (5). p. 330-339.
Owolodun, O.A., Obishakin, E.T., Ekong, P.S., Yakubu, B.(2010). Investigation of African swine fever in slaughtered pigs, Plateau state, Nigeria, 2004-2006 . Tropical Animal Health and Production. 42. (8). p. 1605-1610.