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School of Medicine Columbia

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Sweta Chalise, MPH, CPH

Title: Biostatistician
Department: Research Center for Transforming Health
School of Medicine Columbia


Sweta Chalise is a Biostatistician in the USC School of Medicine Office. She completed her MPH in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from the University of South Florida. Her research interests center on the application of biostatistics and epidemiological methods to address critical public health issues. With a strong background in statistical analysis and data management, she is dedicated to conducting impactful research that informs evidence-based practices and policies. Her interdisciplinary approach involves collaborating with healthcare professionals and community stakeholders to develop innovative solutions to health challenges.


  • Purohit R, Bhaskar N, Jehu T, Camargo Macias K, Chalise S, Bhanusali N. Patient-reported outcomes of curcumin supplementation in rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis: a cross-sectional survey. Rheumatol Int. 2024;1-6.
  • Kubiszewski K, Patterson S, Chalise S, Rivera-Sepulveda A. Diagnostic yield of abdominal radiographs in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2023 Apr 21. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000002942. PMID: 37079657.
  • Abrams MP, Chalise S, Peralta H, Simms-Cendan J. Social, demographic, Spanish language, and experiential factors influencing nursing students' cultural competence. J Nurs Educ. 2022 Jan;60(1):29-33.
  • Gurnurkar S, Owens L, Chalise S, Vyas N. Evaluation of hemoglobin A1c before and after initiation of continuous glucose monitoring in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Feb 23;34(3):311-317. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2020-0587. PMID: 33618445.

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