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Dr. Natalie Dean awarded NIH NIAID R01 grant

The Department of Biostatistics wishes to congratulate Dr. Natalie Dean on her recent award from NIH/NIAID. The project, “Design and Analysis of Vaccine Trials for Emerging Infectious Disease Threats”, is […]

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Dr. Somnath Datta awarded NIH NIDCR grant

The Department of Biostatistics wishes to congratulate Dr. Somnath Datta on his recent award from the National Institute of Health NIDCR. The project, “A Novel Analysis Plan for the Caries […]


Dr. Steven Foti’s Tips for Twitter is Published in AMSTAT News

Dr. Steven Foti, Clinical Assistant Professor, authored the article titled, Academic Twitter- Statistics Education. This article was recently published in the AMSTAT News.

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Department of Biostatistics Hosts IISA 2018 Conference

The department of biostatistics hosted the International Indian Statistical Association’s annual meeting. This four day conference attracted 300 participants and was held May 17-20, 2018 at the HPNP Complex at the University of Florida.

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Ph.D. Student, Kai Yang, Wins Student Paper Competition

Kai Yang, Ph.D. student in the department of biostatistics, was awarded the Best Student Paper Award in Applied Statistics at the IISA 2018 Conference

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Dr. Susmita Datta selected for NSF-CMBS Advisory Board

Dr. Susmita Datta, Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, was recently selected to serve on the National Science Foundation’s Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences Regional Conference Series.

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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

Piyush Chaudhari- M.S.
Xiaoqing Fu- M.S.
Mengmeng Li- M.S.
Medha Mazumdar- M.S.
Candice Sammons- M.S.
Tao Xiang- M.S.
Yu Xiao- M.S.
Chen Yeh- M.S.
Qiao Yu- M.S.
Jiayue Zhang- M.S.
Xinran Liu- MPH
Christa Ochoa- MPH
Yitang Sun- MPH
Yi Zheng- MPH
Bochao Jia - Ph.D.

Upcoming Events:

January 14, 2019
Fei Gao, Faculty Candidate
Senior Fellow
Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington
CTRB 3161/3162, 11:00am- 12:00pm

January 16, 2019
Nicholas Henderson, Faculty Candidate
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
CTRB 3161/3162, 11:00am- 12:00pm

January 25, 2019
Rickey Carter
Department of Biostatistics
Mayo Clinic
CTRB 3161/3162, 11:00am- 12:00pm

February 8, 2019
Jon Shuster
Professor Emeritus
Department of Health Outcomes
University of Florida
CTRB 2161/2162, 11:00am- 12:00pm

About Biostatistics

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