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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. Babette Brumback elected as member of ENAR Regional Committee

Dr. Babette Brumback was recently elected as a member of the International Biometric Society’s Eastern North American Region (ENAR) Regional Committee (RECOM). Dr. Brumback will serve as a RECOM member for the 3-year term 2018-2020.

Dr. Susmita Datta Selected as WSDS Plenary Speaker

Congratulations to Dr. Susmita Datta who has been selected as a plenary speaker for the American Statistical Association’s, 2017 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference.

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.

Dr. Caleb Huo Appointed as Director of the Biostatistics Consulting Lab

Dr. Caleb Huo, Assistant Professor, was recently appointed as the Director of the Biostatistics Consulting Lab. The BCL offers researcher statisticians who are highly skilled and knowledgeable in statistical and data-related services.

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Welcome to the Department of Biostatistics

Clinical and Translational Research Building The mission of the Department of Biostatistics is to develop, disseminate and apply biostatistical and analytical methods for research in the health sciences, encompassing both research design and analysis.  We strive to advance knowledge in biostatistics and health through educational programs for students and researchers, and we provide leadership and outstanding scholarship in research, teaching, and service in fulfillment of this mission.

The department headquarters are housed in the Clinical and Translational Research Building, with the Center for Statistical and Quantitative Infectious Diseases (CSQUID) located at Dauer Hall and the Children's Oncology Group Statistics and Data Center located off-campus.  The Department shares space with several other departments including UF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Institute on Aging.

Announcements

Ph.D Application Deadline is December 15, 2017

Upcoming Events:

November 17, 2017
Annual Faculty Retreat
CTRB 2161 8:30am- 5:00pm

November 22, 2017
Faculty Candidate Seminar- Dr. Debajyoti Sinha
CTRB 2161 11:00am- 12:00pm

December 5, 2017
Faculty Candidate Seminar- Dr. Samantha Seals
CTRB 2161 2:00pm- 3:00pm

December 7, 2017
PHHP Staff and Faculty Appreciation Lunch and Holiday Celebration
HPNP G-301 11:30am- 1:00pm

December 8, 2017
Department Holiday Dinner
CTRB 3161/ 3162 5:30pm- 7:30pm

December 13, 2017
COM State of the College, Dean's Address
Communicore C1-15, 11:45am-1:00pm

January 27, 2018
PHHP 60th Anniversary Gala
Ben Hill Griffin Touchdown Terrace

February 8, 2018
PHHP Diversity Day
3:00pm-5:00pm

February 19, 2018
COM Celebration of Research
O'Connell Center

April 6, 2018
PHHP Research Day

May 17-20, 2018
IISA International Conference on Statistics

Faculty Search

The Department of Biostatistics is currently recruiting

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