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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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Top 15 Ranked #11 in Biostatistics Programs at Public Universities by U.S. News & World Report

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a message from our chair

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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