Abubakar S. Asaad, BSE, MAT, MOS, PhD (Statistics)
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Dr. Abubakar S. Asaad holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Statistics and Master of Statistics (MOS) from the University of the Philippines Diliman. He has also a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Mathematics and a Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) major in Mathematics and minor in General Science degree from the Mindanao State University — Tawi-Tawi. He was formerly connected with the Mindanao State University Tawi-Tawi. Dr. Asaad is currently an Associate Professor 5.

He is the sole author of books entitled “Simplified Biostatistics” and “Statistics Made Simple for Researchers” and the principal author of the books entitled “Measurement and Evaluation: Concepts and Principles” and “Statistics as Applied to Education and other Related Fields”, all published by Rex Publishing Company, Quezon City. He is a co-author of the papers, “Tobacco use among fourth year Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) students of the College of Public Health: University of the Philippines Manila, academic year 2012-2013”, “Sample Size Determination in an Epidemiologic Study using the Epi Tools Web-Based Calculator”, and “Valuation for Cigarettes among University of the Philippines Manila Students through Stated Preference Methods”. Dr. Asaad has presented his research paper on “Nonparametric Bootstrap Inference in a Multivariate Spatial-Temporal Model” at the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Scientific Research, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 15-16 March 2014. He has also served as the site team leader for the research projects. “Evaluation of the Impact of Health Reform on the Responsiveness of the Philippine Health System for ARMM Islands” and “Basic Education Resources Survey for ARMM Islands (Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi)”.

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Publications

  • Guevarra, JP, Cordova Jr, RQ, Mercado, CEG, & Asaad, A.S. . Tobacco Use Among Fourth Year Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) Students of the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila, Academic Year 2012–2013.. Journal of community health, October 2014, vol./is. 39/5(886-93), 1573-3610. Journal of community health. (2014); 39 (886-93);
  • Asaad, A.S. and Barrios, E.B. . Nonparametric Bootstrap Inference in a Multivariate Spatial-Temporal Model. . Handbook of Emerging Trends in Scientific Research, Kuala Lumpur: PAK Publishing Group. (2014); ;
  • Villarta, R.L. Jr. and Asaad, A.S.. Sample Size Determination in an Epidemiologic Study Using Web-Based Calculator of Epitools. ACTA Medica Philippina. (2014); 48 (1); 42-46