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.
News

Yingying Fan, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Data Science and Operation at the University of Southern California, will present “Asymptotic Equivalence of Regularization Methods in Thresholded Parameter Space” on Thursday, August 21 at 3:30 p.m. in 0001 Michael Hooker Research Center.

Professor Koch wins ASA’s Peace Award for outstanding contributions. Read more.

BIOS student wins Best Poster award at UK conference. See complete article.

BIOS students win half of awards presented at international symposium. See full story.

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