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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.

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.

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.

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.

PhD Student, Tyler Grimes, Receives Travel Award

Published: Jun 19th, 2017

Congratulations to first year PhD biostatistics student, Tyler Grimes, as he has received a travel award from the International Society for Computational Biology, to attend the 25th Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and the 16th European Conference on Computational Biology.

Isaac Sia, MPH Biostatistics Alumnus, Receives PhD

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.

Peihua Qiu and Jingnan Zhang

21st Annual Outstanding International Student Awards

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.

Biostatistics 2015 Student Award Recipients

Published: Jun 10th, 2015

Two biostatistics students were honored for their accomplishments at the annual Convocation Ceremony for the College of Public Health and Health Professions on Saturday, May 2nd.  Dr. Peihua Qiu, Professor […]

PHHP Dean’s Scholar Award to Yifan Zhu

Published: Jun 10th, 2015

At the annual PHHP Convocation Ceremony held on May 2nd at the Hilton UF Conference Center, Yifan Zhu, a fifth year PhD student, was the recipient of the prestigious Dean’s Scholar award, in recognition of his exceptional accomplishments.