Published: May 10th, 2017
On April, 29, 2017, the department hosted its annual spring picnic. All department faculty, staff, students, visitors and their families were invited to attend. This year the picnic took place at Drs. Somnath and Susmita Datta’s home here in Gainesville, Florida.
Published: Apr 19th, 2017
The department hosted a successful workshop titled, Statistical Inference for Biomedical Big Data, on April 7th and 8th. The workshop brought together prominent statisticians to discuss and foster the cutting –edge developments of statistical theory, methods, and tools for biomedical big data analysis.
Published: Nov 22nd, 2016
Dr. Ira Longini, Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, along with a team of Italian and American researchers, is an Aspen Institute Italia Award recipient. This award recognizes a significant research contribution in the field of natural, theoretical or applied sciences produced jointly by scientists from Italy and the U.S.
Published: Sep 16th, 2016
Based on current data, our model projects only small outbreaks from mosquito transmission in the continental U.S. that are likely to die out before spreading to new areas.
Published: Sep 5th, 2016
The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to announce we are now recording MS courses in our campus program!
This footage will be used to begin developing video content for the new online Master of Science program in Biostatistics.
Published: May 10th, 2016
Amy Cantrell, PhD, a clinical associate professor of biostatistics, was selected by UF public health students for the 2016 Public Health Award for Faculty Excellence.
Published: May 10th, 2016
Congratulations to UF Master of Public Health (MPH) alumnus, Isaac Sia, who graduated in Spring 2016 earning a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences of the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions.
Published: Mar 29th, 2016
The United Nations’ interventions in the Sierra Leone Ebola outbreak led to a dramatic drop in the transmission of the disease, according to a study led by a University of Florida Health researcher.
Published: Feb 15th, 2016
Dr. Pei holds a PhD degree in statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her PhD study was focused on analysis and simulation of flash sequencing, which is a novel genome sequencing method.
Published: Nov 20th, 2015
The 21st Annual Outstanding International Student Awards Ceremony was held on Tuesday, November 17th at the Reitz Grand Ballroom and presented by the University of Florida International Center.