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Ph.D. Student, Kai Yang, Receives Young Investigator Award

Published: Jan 17th, 2018

Kai Yang, second year Ph.D student, was selected to receive one of the ASA’s section on Statistics in Epidemiology Young Investigator Awards. This award is presented to honor the best papers submitted by young investigators in statistics in epidemiology.

10 years

Celebrating 10 Years of Service

Published: Dec 21st, 2017

Drs. Yueh-Yun Chi and John Kairalla, both Research Associate Professors in the Department of Biostatistics, were recognized for their 10 years of service to the University of Florida.

Biostatistics Postdoctoral Associate Recognized by UF International Center

Published: Dec 8th, 2017

Diana Rojas Alvarez, M.D., Ph.D., was honored last month by the University of Florida International Center. The International Student Awards Ceremony recognizes students who have exemplary academic records and a wide range of other accomplishments.

Annual Faculty Retreat

Published: Nov 21st, 2017

The Department of Biostatistics’ faculty members met on Friday, November 17, 2017 for the department’s annual faculty retreat.

Biostatistics Career Luncheon

Published: Oct 23rd, 2017

The Department of Biostatistics hosted a successful career luncheon on Friday, October 20, 2017 in the HPNP reception area. All of the department’s faculty, Ph.D., M.S. and MPH students were invited to participate in this event. During the luncheon, students had the opportunity to meet with faculty members to discuss career development, job opportunities, academic topics, etc.

Dr. Babette Brumback elected as member of ENAR Regional Committee

Published: Sep 21st, 2017

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

Published: Sep 21st, 2017

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

Published: Sep 20th, 2017

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

Published: Sep 19th, 2017

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

Published: Sep 15th, 2017

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.