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UF Researcher Appointed Lead Statistician for Cancer Research Consortium

University of Florida biostatistician Meenakshi Devidas, Ph.D., has been named group statistician of the Children’s Oncology Group, the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to pediatric cancer research. Devidas will lead the Statistics and Data Center, which provides statistical expertise for the Children’s Oncology Group’s research studies. She also serves…

Founding Chair: Dr. Peihua Qiu

The University of Florida welcomes leading statistics researcher Peihua Qiu, Ph.D., as the founding chair of the Department of Biostatistics.

Founding Chair: Dr. Peihua Qiu

Peihua Qiu, PhD The University of Florida has named leading statistics researcher Peihua Qiu, Ph.D., the founding chair of its department of biostatistics. “The position was attractive to me for several reasons,” Qiu said. “I feel the environment at the UF Health Science Center is very supportive…

Featured Faculty: Ira M. Longini, Jr.

Elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Today. Ira M. Longini, Jr., is a professor of biostatistics at UF and is Co-director of the Center for Statistics and Quantitative Infectious Diseases (CSQUID) at the Emerging Pathogens Institute.

New Interim-Chair: Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi, PhD

Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi, PhD, accepted appointment as Interim-Chair Department of Biostatistics effective September 2012. She is also a Bob Paul Family Professor of Neurology and Associate Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Neurology.