NEGERI, Zelalem [BSc. (Statistics), 2011, Addis Ababa University; MSc. (Statistics), 2014, Addis Ababa University; MSc. (Statistics), 2015, McMaster University; Ph.D. (Statistics), 2019, McMaster University] has joined the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science on July 1, 2022, as an Assistant Professor. Zelalem was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at McGill University’s Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health from 2019 to 2021, and worked as a Biostatistician at Veristat, LLC, a global clinical research organization before joining the University of Waterloo. His research interest focuses on developing and validating statistical methods for applications in public health research, with an emphasis on both aggregate data and individual participant data meta-analyses of diagnostic and screening test accuracy studies.