Congratulations Dr. Susmita Datta!

Dr. Susmita Datta, Professor, has been elected to serve in the regional committee (RECOM) of the Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society for the 2021-2023 term. […]


2020 PHHP Outstanding Alumni

Congratulations Dr. Zhang! Xinrui Zhang is a Senior Principal Biostatistician at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. In this role, she is responsible for planning and execution of exposure-response and exploratory biomarker analyses […]

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Congratulations Natalie Dean

Congratulations to Natalie Dean, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, one of the Winners of the 2020 Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors! Read More

Natalie Dean

UF Expert separates COVID Fact from Fiction

In the Washington Post, New York Times, Vox, Bloomberg, CNN and plenty more places covering COVID-19, you can find biostatistician Natalie Dean of the UF College of Public Health and […]

Natalie Dean

COVID-19: Clinical Trials

Natalie Dean, Assistant Professor in Department of Biostatistics at the University of Florida, wrote an article for the Washington Post on clinical trials. Please see the article linked here. In […]

Natalie Dean

UF Health researcher explains new challenges to testing treatments during an outbreak

Researchers testing new treatments and vaccines amid a disease outbreak, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, face a number of challenges. Unpredictability in size, geographic location and the duration of the […]

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Welcome to the Department of Biostatistics

Clinical and Translational Research BuildingThe mission of the Department of Biostatistics is to develop, disseminate and apply biostatistical and analytical methods for research in the health sciences, encompassing both research design and analysis.  We strive to advance knowledge in biostatistics and health through educational programs for students and researchers, and we provide leadership and outstanding scholarship in research, teaching, and service in fulfillment of this mission.

The department headquarters are housed in the Clinical and Translational Research Building, with the Center for Statistical and Quantitative Infectious Diseases (CSQUID) located at Dauer Hall and the Children's Oncology Group Statistics and Data Center located off-campus.  The Department shares space with several other departments including UF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Institute on Aging.


Congratulations to our recent graduates

Please watch these videos as we celebrate our Spring 2020 graduates:

Chair's Message


For On-Campus graduate programs


For online Master of Science program

Tyler Grimes, PhD
Guanhong Miao, PhD
Zhongkai Wang, PhD
Lu You, PhD
Maryam Yazdanfar, MS Online

Department Awards:

The Department would like to congratulate the Award Winners below:

2020 MS Outstanding Student – Dongyuan Wu

2020 MS Outstanding Student – Hanyu Qian

2020 Online MS Outstanding Student – Samia Tahir

2020 Ph.D. Preliminary Exam – Fan Yi

2020 Outstanding Student Support – Dr. Babette Brumback

2020 Outstanding Teacher – Dr. Zhigang Li

Upcoming Events:

November 18, 2020

Amy Willis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington

Faculty Search

The Department of Biostatistics is not currently recruiting

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