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Biostatistics News

New study examines COVID-19 cases among UNC students during Fall 2020

September 15, 2022
During the Fall 2020 semester, UNC explored hybrid options to minimize COVID-19 transmission while still offering an on-campus experience for students. New research from the Gillings School sheds light on how this experience impacted COVID-19 cases among undergraduates.

The Abstract: September 12, 2022

September 12, 2022
Dept. of Biostatistics is no. 1 among doctoral and undergraduate degree-granting programs in biostatistics, Kinue Beugre is featured by Science magazine and the NIH, and the public health community remembers Dr. Melvin Pinn Jr.

More steps per day tied with lower diabetes risk

August 18, 2022
"Our message is that people should take as many steps as possible throughout the day at any walk pace, trying to work in a brisk walk for part of the day to gain the greatest benefit in lowering their risk of diabetes."

The Abstract: August 15, 2022

August 15, 2022
Hincapie-Castillo assesses COVID-19 dashboards in public schools, Rothenberg is named RTI International's Mentee of the Year and students from biostatistics are honored for research.

Gillings faculty complete innovative Round 6, COVID-19 GILs

August 12, 2022
Gillings faculty have recently completed four GILs, including two from Round 6 of GIL funding and two from the special COVID-19 round of funding. The results of their work have furthered our understanding of energy storage, brain health, environmental exposures, viral transmission, pandemic response and more.

Weideman wins multiple awards for biostatistical scholarship

June 15, 2022
Doctoral candidate Ann Marie Weideman has received two prestigious scholarships in the field of statistics: the Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship, which is named after the founder of the UNC Gillings Department of Biostatistics and is conferred by the American Statistical Association, and the Ellis R. Ott Scholarship from the Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality.

The Abstract: May 31, 2022

May 31, 2022
Dr. Tanya Garcia receives a mentorship award, Dr. Eileen Barrett is named chair-elect of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, and maternal and child health researchers publish a new report on workforce training.