Biostatistics News

The Abstract: April 11, 2022

April 11, 2022
Accolades for Gillings staff and alumni, as well as new publications in nutrition and health policy and management.

UNC landmark study paves the way for universal obstetric ultrasound

April 7, 2022
Establishing accurate gestational age with ultrasound early in pregnancy is essential to delivering high-quality care. Yet, the high cost for equipment and the need for trained sonographers limits its use in low-resource settings. A new study introduces a novel opportunity to democratize obstetric ultrasound.

The Abstract: March 28, 2022

March 28, 2022
New research and honors for faculty in epidemiology and biostatistics and a memorial to epidemiology alumna Aliza Liebman.

The Abstract: January 31, 2022

January 31, 2022
Gillings alumna leads clean energy economic development in North Carolina; new research from alumnae, faculty and board members; and a new book featuring work from two Gillings faculty members.

Study shows COVID-19 vaccines provide lasting protections

January 12, 2022
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that, despite breakthrough infections, COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective at preventing hospitalization and death. The findings support the use of boosters to provide ongoing protection.