The Department of Biostatistics wishes to congratulate Dr. Somnath Datta on his recent award from the National Institute of Health NIDCR. The project, “A Novel Analysis Plan for the Caries and Fluorosis Data from the Iowa Fluoride Study”, is a 2-3 year study that will be…
Dr. Steven Foti, Clinical Assistant Professor, authored the article titled, Academic Twitter- Statistics Education. This article was recently published in the AMSTAT News.
The department of biostatistics hosted the International Indian Statistical Association’s annual meeting. This four day conference attracted 300 participants and was held May 17-20, 2018 at the HPNP Complex at the University of Florida.
Kai Yang, Ph.D. student in the department of biostatistics, was awarded the Best Student Paper Award in Applied Statistics at the IISA 2018 Conference
Dr. Susmita Datta, Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, was recently selected to serve on the National Science Foundation’s Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences Regional Conference Series.
Dr. Ji-Hyun Lee, incoming Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Director of UF Health’s Cancer Center’s, Division of Quantitative Sciences, recently received news from the American Statistical Association that she has been elected as ASA Fellow.
The University of Florida’s, Department of Biostatistics, was favorably ranked by the U.S. News as one of the best graduate statistical programs.
The Biostatistics Student Organization teamed up with the Career Resource Center and hosted a networking workshop to connect students with CRC and to provide general knowledge in regards to the resources, career planning and services offered to students.
The celebration of research day was held on February 19, 2018 at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. This event consisted of a Keynote speech, a special guest seminar, and a poster session. In total, 96 posters were presented. Of those, several Biostatistics students and faculty members participated and shared their research as part of the poster session.
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.