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Close up of coronavirus
UW Biostatistics Highlights for 2021
A look back at some highlights of UW Biostatistics community and member contributions and accomplishments during 2021.
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Cocker spaniel sits next to food dish
Feeding frequency linked to dog health
A recent study suggests that dogs fed once a day have fewer physical health issues and better cognitive scores compared to dogs fed more frequently. Professor of Biostatistics Kathleen Kerr is the study's senior author and MS Capstone student Zihan Zheng is a co-author.
Headshots of MS Capstone Career Panelists
Headshots of MS Capstone Career Panelists
MS Capstone graduates share insights with current students
Four 2021 graduates from the Master of Science Capstone program met recently with current students to share information about their work and job search experience.
UW Biostatistics Mentor Program
UW Biostatistics Mentor Program
New Mentor Program for MS Capstone Students
Announcing new mentor program that supplement's UW MS Capstone student opportunities.
Abstract image of human head in silhouette with lighted brain surrounded by mathematical equations
Abstract image of human head in silhouette with lighted brain surrounded by mathematical equations
Biostatistics joins UW partnership to diversify STEM graduate applicants
UW has joined Math Alliance as a Partner Institution. This effort, which involves 12 programs on campus, was led by the Departments of Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, and Applied Mathematics.
Mike Hellstern
Mike Hellstern
PhD student Mike Hellstern receives Donovan J. Thompson Award
Mike Hellstern, a second-year doctoral student, is the recipient of the 2021 Donovan J. Thompson Award.
Photo of UW Biostatistics student Niki Petrakos
Photo of UW Biostatistics student Niki Petrakos
Student summer experience refocuses future plans
Practical experience is an essential part of the UW Biostatistics student experience and summer internships are one way students gain insight into work and research outside academia.
Thomas R. Fleming at a UW Biostatistics Colloquium in 2018
Thomas R. Fleming at a UW Biostatistics Colloquium in 2018
A panel of scientists weighs in on COVID-19 boosters
With the prevalence of the highly transmissible delta variant and the corresponding new wave of COVID-19 cases, there is growing interest in the potential use of booster doses for vaccinated populations.