Biostatistics

Amy Herring (left), associate chair of the biostatistics department, converses with students on the front lawn of McGavran-Greenberg Hall.

Amy Herring (left), associate chair of the biostatistics department, converses with students on the front lawn of McGavran-Greenberg Hall.

Our thriving biostatistics department is recognized as a worldwide leader in research and practice. Members of our faculty are interested both in development of statistical methodology and application of statistics in applied research. Our research strengths include:

  • Development of new statistical methods to address pressing issues in medicine and public health sciences;
  • Design of innovative clinical trials that allow faster evaluation of new therapeutic agents;
  • Teamwork focused upon important public health concerns, including infectious diseases, cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity and drinking water safety; and
  • Utilization of strong quantitative skills to improve the health of human beings around the globe.
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CELEBRATE WITH US AT JSM!

We will be celebrating the School’s 75th Anniversary in Boston this summer. Please join members of the School’s faculty, staff, alumni and friends as we celebrate a great legacy of educating public health leaders.

Monday, August 4, 2014     5:30 pm – 7:00 pm  

Seaport Boston Hotel     1 Seaport Lane      Boston

Please register for this event by July 31.

Hosted in conjunction with the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings. 

 

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