Featured stories about UW Biostatistics people, research, and impact.
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, a second-year doctoral student, is the recipient of the 2021 Donovan J. Thompson Award.
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.
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.
Jeff Leek (PhD ’07, MS ’05) has received one of the top statistical honors, the 2021 Presidents’ Award presented by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS).
Analysis of a 17,000-year-old fossil has revealed remarkable details about the travel patterns of an Arctic woolly mammoth who, throughout its 28-year life, walked the equivalent of nearly two trips around the world.
Our most recent graduates will now embark on new careers, continue research, or continue their education pursuing advanced degrees. Here is a sample of their exceptional work in the program and their future plans.
Ken Rice is the new graduate program director, and Jim Hughes is program director for the MS Capstone Program.