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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.

Jingnan Zhang, Ph.D, Named PHHP 2017 Outstanding Alumni

Published: Sep 5th, 2017

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.

Congratulations to Summer 2017 Graduates

Published: Sep 1st, 2017

The department welcomes seven more graduates to its alumni circle. Jing Liu, Yushuf Sharker, Sinjini Sikdar, and Suwa Xu graduated with their PhD in Biostatistics on August 4. Kuei-Hsun Chiu, Yiqing Chen, and Chuan Zou graduated with their Master of Science in Biostatistics on August 5.

Online Master of Science in Biostatistics

Published: Sep 1st, 2017

The department is excited to have kicked off the new Online Master of Science in Biostatistics program which began Fall term. This online program is the first of its kind in the nation and the inaugural class consists of 33, both domestic and international, students.

Recent Graduate Joins NIEHS as Post-Doctoral Fellow

Published: Aug 23rd, 2017

Dr. Sinjini Sikdar was recently awarded a PhD in Biostatistics. She successfully defended her dissertation in June 2017, entitled “Statistical Methods for Analyzing Genomics Data”. She was mentored by Professor, Susmita Datta.

Dr. John Kairalla Promoted

Published: Aug 8th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. John Kairalla who was recently promoted to Research Associate Professor.