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Our faculty includes leaders in the development of statistical methods for clinical trials, survival analysis, decision theory and genetic studies. Our mission is to develop, disseminate and apply biostatistical and analytical methods for research in the health sciences.

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Dr. Peihua Qiu

Welcome to the Department of Biostatistics. I am excited to have the opportunity to serve as the founding chair of the department since 2013. The department has had many accomplishments since its establishment in 2010.


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Dr. Zhigang Li Awarded NIH Grant

Professor Zhigang Li is Principle Investigator of the Data Science Core of a $6.6 million P01 award titled “Interventions to improve…

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Dr. Sam Wu Awarded Three NIH Grants

Professor Wu and his collaborators received three NIH awards in September 2021. Professor Samuel S. Wu (PI) and Professor Robert Cook (MPI…

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Experts outline global operational and research…

Dr. Ira Longini and other WHO researchers offer guidance on approaches to track, understand and mitigate COVID-19 virus variants.

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