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Yiqun Chen
Yiqun Chen
Yiqun Chen earns research paper award
Biostatistics student awarded a 2002 Student Research Award by the New England Statistical Society (NESS).
2022 SPH Excellence Award Recipients
2022 SPH Excellence Award Recipients
Biostatistics students, faculty, and staff honored at 2022 SPH Excellence Awards
Congratulations to the Department of Biostatistics recipients at the 2022 School of Public Health (SPH) Excellence Awards, an honor that recognizes exemplary staff, faculty and students for their dedication, service, and many contributions to the School.
Concept illustration representing worldwide counts of coronavirus cases
Concept illustration representing worldwide counts of coronavirus cases
Nearly 15 million died from COVID using estimates based on excess deaths
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in a report published in May 2022, nearly 15 million died globally from COVID-19 in the first two years of
Ali Shojaie, Susan Shortreed, and Michael Wu
Ali Shojaie, Susan Shortreed, and Michael Wu
Biostatistics faculty named 2022 ASA fellows
Three University of Washington School of Public Health Biostatistics faculty members have been elected 2022 Fellows of the American Statistical Association (ASA).
Kathleen Kerr
Kathleen Kerr
New research yields insight into skin cancer overdiagnosis
Kathleen Kerr, professor of biostatistics, is lead author of a recent JAMA Dermatology study that examined perceptions of skin cancer overdiagnosis among dermatopathologists.
Daniela Witten
Daniela Witten
Daniela Witten elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Daniela Witten, professor of statistics and biostatistics at University of Washington, and the Dorothy Gilford Endowed Chair in Mathematical Statistics, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).
Ellen Graham
Ellen Graham
PhD student Ellen Graham receives ASA’s Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship
Ellen Graham, a biostatistics PhD student at the University of Washington School of Public Health, has been awarded the Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship by the American Statistical Association (ASA).
Four UW Biostatistics MS Capstone student photos
Four UW Biostatistics MS Capstone student photos
MS Capstone students contribute to public health solutions
Over the course of six months, five student teams from the University of Washington School of Public Health, mentored by faculty from the Department of Biostatistics, partnered with regional health organizations to tackle significant real-world problems.