Biostatistics

Dr. Michael Kosorok, Kenan Distinguished Professor and chair of the biostatistics department, leads a class discussion in the Michael Hooker Research Center.
Message from the Chair
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Michael R Kosorok, PhD
W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair

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.
BIOS News & Events

Wenbin Lu, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Statistics at North Carolina State University, will present “On Estimation of Optimal Treatment Regimes for Maximizing t-Year Survival Probability“ on Thursday, August 28 at 3:30 p.m. in 0001 Michael Hooker Research Center.

Many older emergency department patients are malnourished, study finds. Read more.

BIOS students win first prize for original song and video in ASA’s ‘You’ve Got Talent’ contest. Read more.

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

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Fall 2014 Seminars