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Headshots of Sarah Nelson, Stephanie Gogarten. Barbra Richardson
Headshots of Sarah Nelson, Stephanie Gogarten. Barbra Richardson
Biostatistics researchers receive Population Health pilot grants
Two of the 13 University of Washington Population Health Tier 1 pilot grants were awarded to teams that include Department of Biostatistics researchers.
Photo of Gary Chan
Photo of Gary Chan
SPH faculty Gary Chan discusses landmark study to improve AANHPI cardiovascular health and chronic disease data
Q&A with Gary Chan, professor of biostatistics and health systems and population health, who is one of several University of Washington School of Public Health faculty and alumni playing key leadership roles in NIH efforts to improve AANHPI health data.
Excellence award recipients for 2024 - Biostatistics, UW School of Public Health
Excellence award recipients for 2024 - Biostatistics, UW School of Public Health
Biostatistics students and staff receive excellence awards
Student and staff members of the University of Washington Department of Biostatistics were honored with 2024 UW School of Public Health (SPH) Awards of Excellence at a ceremony held on May 14.
Jasper Yang, UW Biostatistics PhD student
Jasper Yang, UW Biostatistics PhD student
Excavating answers from massive health data sets
Spotlight on UW Biostatistics Student Research: In his first year as a biostatistics PhD student, Jasper Yang hoped to conduct meaningful research. After all, the chance to collaborate with University of Washington and other area researchers was one of the reasons he chose to attend UW.
Amy Willis
Amy Willis
Small genetic element provides big insights into individual and community health
A research team conducts an in-depth exploration of cryptic plasmid, pBI143, one of more than 68,000 plasmids found in the human gut and which 90 percent of people in the industrialized world possess, and find that pBI143 is much better at detecting human fecal contamination in water samples than the most current state-of-the-art markers, a crucial finding considering that human fecal pollution is a major global health problem.
Kung-Yee Liang and Patrick Heagerty at the 2024 Norman E. Breslow Endowed Lecture, Seattle Washington
Kung-Yee Liang and Patrick Heagerty at the 2024 Norman E. Breslow Endowed Lecture, Seattle Washington
Distinguished alumni Kung-Yee Liang visits UW
University of Washington Biostatistics graduate Kung-Yee Liang, Distinguished Chair Professor and Senior Advisor for Office of the President at Feng Chia University and former president of the National Health Research Institutes of Taiwan, was the featured speaker at this year’s Norman E. Breslow Distinguished Lecture.
Benjamin French
Benjamin French
Biostatistics alumni elected to NCRP
University of Washington Biostatistics alumni Benjamin French (PhD ‘08) has been elected to the National Council for Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) for a six-year term.
Class photo of 2024 graduates in the UW Biostatistics MS Capstone program
Class photo of 2024 graduates in the UW Biostatistics MS Capstone program
2024 graduates from MS Capstone program celebrated
Congratulations to our 2024 graduating class from the Biostatistics Master of Science Capstone Program who were honored in a ceremony held Thursday, March 14 in the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health.