Madhuri S. Mulekar

Madhuri S. Mulekar

Professor and Chair
Department of Math and Statistics


  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), 1980, University of Bombay, Major: Statistics, Minor: Mathematics, Physics
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.), 1982, University of Bombay, Major: Statistics
  • Ph.D., 1988, Oklahoma State University,Major: Statistic

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  • Fruh, S. M., Mulekar, M. S., Crook, E., Hall, H. R., Adams, J., & Lemley, T. (2017). Lessons learned: Healthy eating family meal program. Journal of Christian Nursing. In Press.

  • Jarasvaraparn, C., Gallegos, M.B.R., Mulekar, M.S., Wang, B., Gremse, D.A., Crissinger, K.D. (2017). The endoscopic and histologic findings of infants who have experienced brief resolved unexplained events, Eur. J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol.

  • Brocato, B., Lewis, D., Mulekar, M., and Baker, S. (2017). Obesity’s impact on intrapartum electronic fetal monitoring, The journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Monitoring (IJMF) doi: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1371696

  • Mulekar, M.S. & Pereira De Andrade, N. (2017). A necessary condition for computation of the overlap measure, American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences, 36(2), pp 112-117.

  • Dey, S., Dey, T., Ali, S., and Mulekar, M.S. (2016). Two-parameter Maxwell distribution: Properties and different methods of estimation, Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, DOI: 10.1080/15598608.2015.1135090.

  • Mulekar, M.S. (2015). Population selection based on count data, J of Combinatorics, Information, and System Sciences, Vol. 40, pp 93-105.

  • Lassiter, J.R., Holliday, N., Lewis, D.F., Mulekar, M., and Brocato, B. (2015). Induction of labor with an unfavorable cervix: How does BMI affect success? The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, DOI: 10.3109/14767058.2015.1112371.

  • Millner, V., Mulekar, M., and Turrens, J. (2015). Parents’ beliefs regarding sex education for their children in southern Alabama public schools, Sex Res Soc Policy, Published online: 01 Feb 2015. DOI 10.1007/s13178-015-0180-, Vol 12, No 22, pp 101-109.

  • Devine, D.J., Rostas, J.W., Metge, B.J., Das, S., Mulekar, M.S., Tucker, J.A., Grizzle, W.E., Buchsbaum, D.J., Shevde, L.A., and Samant, R.S. (2014). Loss of N-Myc interactor promotes epithelial-mesenchymal-transition by activation of TGF-β/SMAD signaling, Oncogene, 33(20), 2620-2628, doi: 10.1038/onc.2013.215

  • Tyler, J.M., Fruh, S.M., and Mulekar, M.S. (2014). Pediatric obesity screening and prevention strategies, The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 45 (5), 1-2.

  • Mulekar, M.S. (2013). Nonexistence of means-based selection procedures for negative binomial population, American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences, 32(4), 228-237.

  • Fruh, S.M., Mulekar, M.S., Hall, H.R., Adams, B.S., Lemley, J.R., Evans, B., Dierking, J. (2013). Meal planning practices with individuals in health disparity zip codes. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 9(6), 344-349.; PMCID: PMC3718071; PMID: 2388126 [PubMed]

  • Fruh, S.M., Mulekar, M.S., and Dierking, J. (2013). Guiding patients for weight loss, The Nurse Practitioner, 38 (10) pp 1-7. DOI-10.1097/01.NPR.0000434093.41971.e4 PMID: 24042357,

  • Fruh, S.M., Mulekar, M.S., Hall, H.R., Fulkerson, J.A., Hanks, R.S., Lemley, T., Evans,  B., and Dierking, J. (2013). Perspectives of community health advocates: Barriers to healthy family eating patterns, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 9(7), 416-421.; PMCID: PMC3805664; PubMed PMID: 24163643.

  • Fruh, S., Mulekar, M.S., Hall, H., and Fulkerson, J.A. (2013). Perspectives and observations of graduate nursing students related to family meals, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 9(1), 17-27.
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  • MA110
  • MA458
  • MA567
  • MA506
  • ST210
  • ST315
  • ST335
  • ST340
  • ST480
  • ST490
  • ST540
  • ST550
  • MA499
  • BUS622
  • BUS628


  • Recipient of “HERS CBL Scholarship” for participation in Summer institute for women’s leadership development, Higher Education Resource Services, 2017. 

  • Recipient of “Olivia Rambo McGlothren Outstanding Scholar Award”, the University of South Alabama National Alumni Association, 2012.

  • Recipient of Dean’s Lecture Award, College of Arts & Sciences, University of South Alabama, 2012.

  • Recipient of Top Prof award, The Azalea Chapter of Mortar Board, 2011.

  • Elected ‘Fellow of the American Statistical Association’, 2005.

  • Recipient of ‘Outstanding Scholar award’, Phi Kappa Phi, USA Chapter, Mobile, 2005.

  • Recipient of ‘Chapter Recognition award’ from the Council of Chapters, American Statistical Association, ‘for effective leadership of and dedicated service to the Chapter’, 2000.

  • Recipient of ‘Karl Marshall Award’ for being best graduating Ph.D. student at the Department of Statistics, Oklahoma State University, 1988.

  • Recipient of ‘Government Open Merit Scholarship’, India, 1976-1982.