Featured stories about UW Biostatistics people, research, and impact.
Peter Gilbert shares how decades of HIV research and community activism shaped COVID vaccine development
In the early 1990s, Peter Gilbert was a University of Washington (UW) undergraduate, wondering what to do with his math degree. At this time, the HIV/AIDS epidemic was reaching its peak in mortality rates, and treatment for HIV (antiretroviral therapies) had not yet been developed. Not only were communities devastated by the epidemic, but people with AIDS were stigmatized for being infected. Gilbert wanted to do something to change this.
Congratulations to UW Biostatistics alumnus Peter Sasieni (PhD 1989) was named a 2023 Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and recipient of the 2023 Don Listwin Award for outstanding contribution to cancer early detection.
Department of Biostatistics alumni recount their experiences as volunteer mentors in the department’s professional mentor program in 2023.
A study published in this week’s JAMA Dermatology finds specialized training may inadvertently be contributing to escalating rates of skin cancer overdiagnosis.
Each session will review the degree program's focus, format, curriculum, research opportunities, hands-on work experience, post-degree job outlook, admissions requirements, application process, and more. Time will also be set aside to answer any questions you may have.
University of Washington Biostatistics students make a difference in people’s lives in many different ways, including participation in summer internships.
Awan Afiaz honored with Dean's Merit Award by University of Dhaka.
The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington is strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. To this end, during the academic year 2023-2024, we are launching the pre-application review service (PARS) initiative to provide support and mentorship to PhD applicants.