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Bikash Bhattarai

Graduate Assistant Teaching

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Phone: (979) 862-1177

Mailstop: 4458

Department: VIBS


  • Ph.D. Epidemiology, Texas A&M University, 2013
  • Graduate Certificate Applied Statistics, Texas A&M University, 2011
  • M.V.Sc. Veterinary Medicine, Tribhuvan University, 2006
  • B.V.Sc. & A.H. (Veterinary Degree), Tribhuvan University, 2003

Job Functions

  • Graduate Assistant - Teaching

Scholarly Interests

Data mining, machine learning, statistical methods in epidemiology, descriptive and analytical study designs, sampling and survey methodologies, categorical data analysis, longitudinal, mixed and multi-level models, diagnostic techniques, disease control strategies


Perceptions of veterinarians and producers concerning Johne's disease prevalence and control in US beef cow-calf operations.
Bhattarai B, Fosgate GT, Osterstock JB, Park SC, Roussel AJ
BMC Vet Res. 2014 10(10):27.
Comparison of calf weaning weight and associated economic variables between beef cows with and without serum antibodies against or isolation from feces of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis.
Bhattarai B, Fosgate GT, Osterstock JB, Fossler CP, Park SC, Roussel AJ
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 243(11):1609-15.
Perceptions of veterinarians in bovine practice and producers with beef cow-calf operations enrolled in the US Voluntary Bovine Johne's Disease Control Program concerning economic losses associated with Johne's disease.
Bhattarai B, Fosgate GT, Osterstock JB, Fossler CP, Park SC, Roussel AJ
Prev Vet Med. 2013 112(3-4):330-7.
Increased response proportions for postal questionnaires in Texas veterinarians using incentives.
Bhattarai B, Fosgate GT
Prev Vet Med. 2010 93(1):62-5.

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