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Susanne May and Rob Schmicker
Susanne May and Rob Schmicker
Bystander CPR rates lower in Hispanic neighborhoods
Data from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Data Coordinating Center, led by Biostatistics faculty member Susanne May, was used in a recent study that found that individuals who experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods were less likely to receive CPR from a bystander.
Brian Leroux
Brian Leroux
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.
Master of Science Capstone cohorts 2019
Master of Science Capstone cohorts 2019
2019 Year in Review
As 2019 comes to a close, we look back on highlights from the past year.
Web Science Group Highly Cited Researchers 2019
Web Science Group Highly Cited Researchers 2019
UW Biostatistics faculty among world’s most highly cited researchers for 2019
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
Husky dog in a field
Husky dog in a field
Dog Aging Project to explore the health and lifespan of dogs
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
Xiudi Li
PhD student Xiudi Li recognized for outstanding performance
Xiudi Li, a third-year doctoral student, is the 2019 recipient of the Donovan J. Thompson Award
Jennifer Clark Nelson
Jennifer Clark Nelson
UW Biostatistics researchers take leadership roles with new FDA coordinating center
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.
Elizabeth Halloran
Elizabeth Halloran
Elizabeth "Betz" Halloran elected to National Academy of Medicine
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.