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;
- Collaborative work 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.
The NIH recently awarded a Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Training Program to UNC. Professor and Chair Michael Kosorok, PhD will co-direct the program, which will unite 48 faculty mentors in 11 departments within four schools at the University. Read more.
Save the Date: Alumni and Friends Reception at JSM on August 10 from 5:30pm to 7:00 pm at the Grand Hyatt Seattle, more details forthcoming
Our weekly seminar series will resume August 20, 2015