Natalie Dean

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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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 […]

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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:

Seminars have been canceled due to COVID-19. They will be rescheduled as soon as possible. 

Thank you for your understanding.

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The Department of Biostatistics is currently recruiting

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