Dr. Caleb Huo Appointed as Director of the Biostatistics Consulting Lab

Dr. Caleb Huo, Assistant Professor, was recently appointed as the Director of the Biostatistics Consulting Lab. The BCL offers researcher statisticians who are highly skilled and knowledgeable in statistical and data-related services.

Dr. Somnath Datta Receives Dean’s Citation Paper Award

Dr. Somnath Datta, Professor, was selected as the Dean’s Citation Paper Award winner for the Department of Biostatistics. This award is given by the College of Public Health and Health Professions to acknowledge innovation and excellence in research.

Jingnan Zhang, Ph.D, Named PHHP 2017 Outstanding Alumni

Jingnan Zhang, Ph.D., was recently named as one of the thirteen College of Public Health and Health Professions’, outstanding alumni for the year 2017. Dr. Zhang received her doctorate in biostatistics from the department in 2016. She is currently a biostatistician at Pfizer.

Congratulations to Summer 2017 Graduates

The department welcomes seven more graduates to its alumni circle. Jing Liu, Yushuf Sharker, Sinjini Sikdar, and Suwa Xu graduated with their PhD in Biostatistics on August 4. Kuei-Hsun Chiu, Yiqing Chen, and Chuan Zou graduated with their Master of Science in Biostatistics on August 5.

Online Master of Science in Biostatistics

The department is excited to have kicked off the new Online Master of Science in Biostatistics program which began Fall term. This online program is the first of its kind in the nation and the inaugural class consists of 33, both domestic and international, students.

Recent Graduate Joins NIEHS as Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Sinjini Sikdar was recently awarded a PhD in Biostatistics. She successfully defended her dissertation in June 2017, entitled “Statistical Methods for Analyzing Genomics Data”. She was mentored by Professor, Susmita Datta.

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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.

Announcements

Ph.D Application Deadline is December 15, 2017

 

Upcoming Events:

September 27, 2017
Special Guest Seminar- Dr. Subha Guha
CTRB 2161 11:30am- 12:30pm

October 20, 2017
Faculty Meeting
CTRB 5235; 9:30am- 11:00am

October 24, 2017
College of Medicine Faculty Appreciation Reception
Harrell Medical Education Building 5:00pm- 7:00pm

November 10, 2017
Annual PHHP Faculty and Staff Picnic
Cypress Lodge at Lake Wauburg

November 17, 2017
Annual Faculty Retreat
CTRB 2161 8:30am- 5:00pm

December 7, 2017
PHHP Staff and Faculty Appreciation Lunch and Holiday Celebration
HPNP G-301 11:30am- 1:00pm

December 8, 2017
Department Holiday Dinner
CTRB 3161/ 3162 5:30pm- 7:30pm

January 27, 2018
PHHP 60th Anniversary Gala
Ben Hill Griffin Touchdown Terrace

February 19, 2018
COM Celebration of Research
O'Connell Center

April 6, 2018
PHHP Research Day

May 17-20, 2018
IISA International Conference on Statistics

Faculty Search

The Department of Biostatistics is currently recruiting

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