Cutting-edge theoretical and applied research

Faculty members' areas of expertise include clinical trials and epidemiology, study design, survey methodology, decision theory, generalized linear models, longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis, structural equation models and diagnostic testing.

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Our faculty provide scholarship in biostatistics and partnership in research for the colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions and Veterinary Medicine in UF’s Health Science Center. They also collaborate with investigators in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the UF Shands Cancer Center, the McKnight Brain Institute and other organizations across UF and worldwide. They are widely published in academic journals and well-funded by numerous sponsors, such as the National Institutes of Health, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

$9.6M Research funding for AY 2020-2021


Center for Statistics and Quantitative Infectious Diseases

Focused on prevention and intervention in infectious diseases of global health importance, as well as emerging infectious diseases, such as pandemic influenza.

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Children’s Oncology Group

Biostatisticians partner with research scientists from around the world to understand the causes of cancer and find more effective treatments for children.

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Research Design and Data Coordinating Center

A team of experienced professionals help design state-of-art of clinical trials, manage clinical trial data, implement innovative randomization systems, and facilitate secure data sharing among researchers.

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