Dr. Babette Brumback elected as member of ENAR Regional Committee

Dr. Babette Brumback was recently elected as a member of the International Biometric Society’s Eastern North American Region (ENAR) Regional Committee (RECOM). Dr. Brumback will serve as a RECOM member for the 3-year term 2018-2020.

Dr. Susmita Datta Selected as WSDS Plenary Speaker

Congratulations to Dr. Susmita Datta who has been selected as a plenary speaker for the American Statistical Association’s, 2017 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference.

Dr. Samuel Wu Receives NIH Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Samuel Wu (PI) from Department of Biostatistics, Dr. Shigang Chen (co-PI) from Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering and Dr. Michael Okun (co-I) from Department of Neurology, who received an R01 grant from NIH/NIGMS.

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.

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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:

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 9, 2017
Guest Seminar - Dr. Michael Hudgens
CTRB 2161/2162 11:00am - 12:00pm

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 8, 2018
PHHP Diversity Day
3:00pm-5:00pm

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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