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Healthcare site in Malawai
Healthcare site in Malawai
Study outlines new treatment regimen for children with chest-indrawing pneumonia
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.
2020 Graduates UW Biostatistics
2020 Graduates UW Biostatistics
Celebrating our 2020 Biostatistics graduates
The 2020 Biostatistics graduates were honored by family, friends, faculty, and staff during a virtual celebration ceremony on June 14.
Dai, Gao and Loudon, SPH student and staff Excellence Award winners for 2020
Dai, Gao and Loudon, SPH student and staff Excellence Award winners for 2020
Student and staff SPH Excellence Awards announced
Congratulations to our department student and staff honorees, recognized by the UW School of Public Health Excellence Awards for 2020.
Lurdes Inoue
Lurdes Inoue
Lurdes Inoue recognized for leadership achievement by The Latino Center for Health
Lurdes Inoue, the Gilbert S. Omenn Endowed Chair in Biostatistics, is among 32 University of Washington Latinx faculty members recognized for their achievements this year by the UW Latino Center for Health.
Alex Paynter
Alex Paynter
Biostatistics student master’s thesis on microbial richness published in professional journal
"Alex's creativity and dedication culminated in an outstanding thesis, and its publication is a fantastic achievement," says Paynter’s advisor Amy Willis, an assistant professor of biostatistics in the University of Washington School of Public Health and the paper’s co-author.
Bruce Weir teaching Summer Institutes course
Bruce Weir teaching Summer Institutes course
NSF grant will support statistical genetics training for graduate students
Bruce Weir, a professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health, recently received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support student scholarships for the Summer Institutes in St
Washington State Department of Health
Washington State Department of Health
Biostatistics students and faculty participate in Washington state COVID-19 modeling
Biostatisticians from the University of Washington School of Public Health are working with the Washington State Department of Health to use existing COVID-19 models to understand the pandemic in Washington state and to inform policy and decision making.
Garnet Anderson, Gary Chan, Jennifer Nelson, Daniela Witten
Garnet Anderson, Gary Chan, Jennifer Nelson, Daniela Witten
UW Biostatistics faculty and alumni named ASA fellows
Four UW Biostatistics faculty members and four alumni have been elected 2020 Fellows of the Ameri