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Recently retired professor looks back at how UW Biostatistics and the field of biostatistics have evolved
Mary Lou Thompson, PhD, has been a biostatistician since the late 1980s and a Department of Biostatistics faculty member since 1996. With her recent retirement, the former UW research professor reflects back on some of the more significant changes she’s witnessed over the course of her career.
A new Sparse Group Lasso method developed by UW Associate Professor of Biostatistics Noah Simon provides a more accurate assessment of human brain white matter connections.
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.
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.