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BSO Networking Workshop

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.

College of Medicine 2018 Celebration of Research Day

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.

Ph.D. Student, Kai Yang, Receives Young Investigator Award

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.

Celebrating 10 Years of Service

Drs. Yueh-Yun Chi and John Kairalla, both Research Associate Professors in the Department of Biostatistics, were recognized for their 10 years of service to the University of Florida.

Annual Faculty Retreat

The Department of Biostatistics’ faculty members met on Friday, November 17, 2017 for the department’s annual faculty retreat.

Biostatistics Career Luncheon

The Department of Biostatistics hosted a successful career luncheon on Friday, October 20, 2017 in the HPNP reception area. All of the department’s faculty, Ph.D., M.S. and MPH students were invited to participate in this event. During the luncheon, students had the opportunity to meet with faculty members to discuss career development, job opportunities, academic topics, etc.

Dr. Samuel Wu Receives NIH Grant

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.