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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.

Dr. John Kairalla Promoted

Published: Aug 8th, 2017

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

Welcome to New Faculty Members

Published: Aug 1st, 2017

The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to announce the arrival of four new faculty members, Drs. Natalie Dean, Steven Foti, Zhiguang Huo and Robert Parker.

Dr. Peihua Qiu, Plenary Speaker at the STU Hunter Research Conference 2017

Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Each year, the conference invites 6 plenary speakers to present their research on topics that are considered fundamentally important to applied statistical research and applications.

Professor, Sam Wu and Associate Professor, Yang Yang Awarded UF Term Professorship Awards

Published: Apr 21st, 2017

Congratulations to two University of Florida Department of Biostatistics faculty members, Sam Wu, Ph.D., and Yang Yang, Ph.D., who received UF Term Professorship Awards.

Dr. Ira Longini named as a UF Research Foundation Professor

Published: Apr 21st, 2017

The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their fields.