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Thomas Fleming
Thomas Fleming
Careful planning needed to counter release of weakly effective COVID-19 vaccine
The world needs efficient, speedy, and reliable evaluation of COVID-19 vaccine candidates, according to a recent article in the Lancet, but careful planning must be in place to counter the danger tha
Minh Vo and Hoshimi Tominari
Minh Vo and Hoshimi Tominari
Welcome new graduate program staff
Help us welcome two new members of our graduate program support staff, Hoshimi Tominari and Minh Vo.
Four students involved in summer 2020 internships
Four students involved in summer 2020 internships
Students say communications skills are key to summer internship success
UW Biostatistics graduate students took on interesting and challenging internships over the summer, despite workplace limitations due to COVID-19. One of the most valuable things they learned was the importance of strong communications skills.
Thornton and Shojaie
Thornton and Shojaie
Thornton and Shojaie named associate department chairs
As the 2020-21 academic year gets underway, we welcome the appointment of two new associate chairs: Professor of Biostatistics and Graduate Program Director Timothy Thornton will serve as Associate Chair for Education, and Professor of Biostatistics
Fred Hutch's Dr. Ruth Etzioni speaks during a panel discussion at the Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference in September 2017.
Fred Hutch's Dr. Ruth Etzioni speaks during a panel discussion at the Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference in September 2017.
Public health’s pandemic pivot
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News,

When the pandemic hit, Fred Hutch biostatistician and UW Affiliate Professor of Biostatistics Ruth Etzioni began to put her modeling chops to work on outmaneuvering COVID-19. “In a way, I feel like I’ve become a model whisperer,” she said.