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Dr. Somnath Datta Awarded Third NIH Grant

Dr. Somnath Datta, professor, along with his colleagues Drs. Gaskins of University of Louisville, and Levy from University of Iowa, has been awarded a research grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He is the overall Principal Investigator (P.I.) on the project entitled “Longitudinal Analysis of Iowa Fluoride Study…

Dr. Qiu Elected as Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ)

Dr. Peihua Qiu, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics was recently elected as Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), for fundamental methodological research in quality control and management, for contribution in quality-related education, training, and consulting, and for service to the…

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 alcohol-related comorbidities along the gut-brain axis in persons with HIV infection.” The goal of the Data Science Core is to provide a central source of expertise related to research…

Researchers offer guidelines for vaccine study design during public health emergencies

A public health emergency creates a challenging environment for the study of experimental vaccines, necessitating the need for novel, flexible and responsive trial designs. In a paper published July 3 in the journal Science Translational Medicine, a group of researchers led by University of Florida biostatistics faculty describes key considerations for…

Ying He named University of Florida Outstanding Young Alumna

Ying He, Ph.D., a 2014 graduate of the doctoral program in biostatistics, is one of a select group of University of Florida alumni named to this year’s prestigious “40 Under 40.” Honorees receiving 2019 Outstanding Young Alumni awards were recognized during a campus ceremony on April 13. The annual awards…

Dr. Babette Brumback selected as a Fellow of the ASA

Dr. Babette Brumback was selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). This is a prestigious accomplishment. The contributions that are considered in selecting ASA Fellows are published works, position held with employer, ASA activities, Membership and accomplishments in other societies, and professional activities. She will be recognized…

Dr. Natalie Dean awarded NIH NIAID R01 grant

The Department of Biostatistics wishes to congratulate Dr. Natalie Dean on her recent award from NIH/NIAID. The project, “Design and Analysis of Vaccine Trials for Emerging Infectious Disease Threats”, is a 5 year study that will be led by Dr. Dean with collaborators from the Fred…

Dr. Somnath Datta awarded NIH NIDCR grant

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…