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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.

Biostatistics Postdoctoral Associate Recognized by UF International Center

Diana Rojas Alvarez, M.D., Ph.D., was honored last month by the University of Florida International Center. The International Student Awards Ceremony recognizes students who have exemplary academic records and a wide range of other accomplishments.

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.

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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.


MS online application deadline is March 15, 2017

Upcoming Events:

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

February 19, 2018
Biostatistics Faculty Candidate Seminar- Dr. Zihuai He
CTRB 3161/3162, 10:30am- 11:30am

February 21, 2018
Biostatistics Faculty Candidate Seminar- Dr. Yu-Lun Liu
CTRB 2161/2162, 2:00pm- 3:00pm

February 23 2018
Biostatistics Seminar Series-Dr. Lei Liu
CTRB 2161/2162, 10:45am- 11:45am

February 26, 2018
Biostatistics Faculty Candidate Seminar- Dr. Zhigang Li
CTRB 3162, 11:00am- 12:00pm

February 27, 2018
Biostatistics Faculty Candidate Seminar- Dr. Kristen Cunanan
CTRB 2161, 10:30am- 11:30am

March 16, 2018
Biostatistics Seminar Series-Dr. Bin Huang
CTRB 2161/2162, 10:45am- 11:45am

April 4, 2018
COM Faculty Appreciation Reception
Harrell Medical Education Building

April 6, 2018
PHHP Research Day/ Public Health Day

April 20, 2018
Biostatistics Seminar Series- Dr. Julia Crook
CTRB 2161/2162, 10:45a,- 11:45am

May 17-20, 2018
IISA International Conference on Statistics

Faculty Search

The Department of Biostatistics is currently recruiting


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