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Photo thumbnail of 2002 grads
From data scientist to researcher, recent program grads share future plans
From teaching college-level statistics to working as a data scientist at Microsoft, our newest alumni are off to some exciting new opportunities in the coming year.
Dapavirine ring
Dapavirine ring
Milestone for women’s HIV prevention: European Medicines Agency gives dapivirine ring the OK
UW School of Public Health,

A monthly vaginal ring is one significant step closer to potentially becoming a new HIV prevention method for cisgender women in sub-Saharan Africa, who face persistently high rates of HIV infection but have few options to protect themselves. Story highlights work from Biostatistics researchers Elizabeth Brown and Barbra Richardson.

Daniela Witten
Daniela Witten
Daniela Witten selected for 2021 Leo Breiman Award
The American Statistical Association’s 2021 Leo Breiman Junior Award recognizes Witten's outstanding contributions to statistical learning, computational statistics, and their practical applications.
Ross Prentice and Garnet Anderson
Ross Prentice and Garnet Anderson
Estrogen Among Women With Prior Hysterectomy Reduces Breast Cancer Mortality
Digital Journal,

A new study finds that the use of estrogen alone among women who had a prior hysterectomy resulted in a lower rate of breast cancer incidence and mortality. UW Biostatistics faculty members and Fred Hutch researchers Ross Prentice and Garnet Anderson are among the study co-authors.

Woman getting mammogram at UW Medicine
Woman getting mammogram at UW Medicine
Study IDs women who benefit less from 3D mammograms
UW Medicine Newsroom,

“This study incorporated so much data and from sites that are geographically, racially, and ethnically diverse, and this allowed us to explore questions that other researchers have not,” — Study co-lead author R. Yates Coley (PhD ’14), affiliate assistant professor of biostatistics and an investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute