Featured stories about UW Biostatistics people, research, and impact.
Individuals who use opioids and methamphetamines show significantly lower rates of treatment retention
UW Biostatistics professor Brian Leroux was part of a recent study that examined treatment of individuals with opioid use disorder who also use methamphetamines.
As 2019 comes to a close, we look back on highlights from the past year.
Individuals on the Highly Cited Researchers list have demonstrated significant and broad influence reflected in their publication of multiple papers, highly cited by their peers over the course of the last decade
People want long, healthy lives for themselves and their canine companions. Discovering ways to achieve this for both dogs and humans is the goal of the recently launched Dog Aging Project, a 10-year study exploring the health and lifespan of dogs.
Xiudi Li, a third-year doctoral student, is the 2019 recipient of the Donovan J. Thompson Award
Several faculty and alumni from the University of Washington Department of Biostatistics and School of Public Health serve in leadership roles for the new FDA Sentinel Innovation Center. Jennifer Nelson, who is director of biostatistics at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI), an affiliate professor of biostatistics at the UW, and a program alumni (PhD ’99), is one of these experts.
Dr. Elizabeth “Betz” Halloran, professor of biostatistics and epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.
Amy Willis, an assistant professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington has been awarded a $1.5M grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to improve statistical tools used to profile the microbiome using sequencing.