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Dengue double punch: Combo controls

New research published this week in PNAS predicts the most strategic combination of dengue control methods to drastically curtail, if not eliminate, dengue from the Mexican state of Yucatán. Interventions […]

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Dongyuan Wu Awarded 2019 International Student Achievement Award for Outstanding Academic Performance

Ms. Dongyuan Wu graduated from Minzu University of China in Beijing, China with her bachelor’s degree in Applied Statistics in 2017. She is currently a second-year master student in the […]


First Ebola Vaccine Moves Closer to Licensing, with Help of UF Researchers

The European Medicines Agency, or EMA, has announced its conditional marketing authorization of a vaccine used to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus. University of Florida researchers played an […]

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Qiu received an NSF grant on Modelling and Monitoring of Image Sequences

Congratulations to Dr. Peihua Qiu, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics, who received a prestigious NSF grant with the title “Longitudinal Modelling and Sequential Monitoring of Image Data […]

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Ying He named University of Florida Outstanding Young Alumna

Ying He, Ph.D., a 2014 graduate of the doctoral program in biostatistics, is one of a select group of University of Florida alumni named to this year’s prestigious “40 Under […]


Dr. Babette Brumback selected as a Fellow of the ASA

Dr. Babette Brumback was selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). This is a prestigious accomplishment. The contributions that are considered in selecting ASA Fellows are published […]

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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

Stefanie Drescher, MS Online
Dorothy Ellis, MS
Hasibul Hasan, MS

Upcoming Events:

February 28, 2020
Barry Nussbaum, Ph.D.
American Statistical Association
CTRB 3161/3162

March 13, 2020
Ruth Pfeiffer, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator/Biostatistics Branch
National Cancer Institute
CTRB 2161/2162

March 20, 2020
Ron Wasserstein, Ph.D.
Executive Director
American Statistical Association
CTRB 2161

April 10, 2020
Xiaoming Huo, Ph.D.
A.Russell Chandler lll Professor
H.Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
CTRB 2161

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The Department of Biostatistics is currently recruiting

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