Featured stories about UW Biostatistics people, research, and impact.
As the 2020-21 academic year gets underway, we welcome the appointment of two new associate chairs: Professor of Biostatistics and Graduate Program Director Timothy Thornton will serve as Associate Chair for Education, and Professor of Biostatistics
A recently published study suggests COVID-19 may have been circulating in the Los Angeles area as early as December 2019, months before the first official case in the U.S. was identified.
From teaching college-level statistics to working as a data scientist at Microsoft, our newest alumni are off to some exciting new opportunities in the coming year.
The American Statistical Association’s 2021 Leo Breiman Junior Award recognizes Witten's outstanding contributions to statistical learning, computational statistics, and their practical applications.
Jon Wellner has influenced generations of statisticians through his research, teaching, and mentoring.
Retiring Professor of Biostatistics Barbara McKnight has always had a research interest in the causes of chronic disease, and in the statistical methods used to discover them.
A new study outlines a better way to treat chest-indrawing pneumonia in children that shortens treatment time, decreases the chance of antimicrobial resistance, and simplifies treatment options for healthcare providers.