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Photo of Bruce Weir
Photo of Bruce Weir
Bruce Weir, pioneer in statistical genetics and forensic science
A tribute to Dr. Bruce Weir celebrating his career contributions and legacy at University of Washington.
Michael Wu
Michael Wu
Michael Wu receives Bob Riffenburgh award
Congratulations to UW Affiliate Professor of Biostatistics Michael Wu who was named the 2023 recipient of the Bob Riffenburgh award by the American Statistical Society.
Welcome new faculty
Welcome new faculty
New faculty join UW Biostatistics in 2023-24
Three new outstanding faculty members will join the University of Washington School of Public Health in the Department of Biostatistics in the 2023-24 academic year.
Richard Kronmal
Richard Kronmal
Honoring Dick Kronmal - A lifetime commitment to innovation, rigor, and collaboration
After 58 years at the University of Washington, Dick Kronmal, co-director of the Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center, professor of biostatistics and statistics, and a founding member of the Department of Biostatistics, retired on June 1.
People walk in Central Park fire haze on Wednesday.
People walk in Central Park fire haze on Wednesday.
Wildfires – and their toxic smoke – are affecting us more often. What can we do about it?
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“Treating these (wildfire smoke events) as exceptional events, that implies they’re unusual. But they’re getting to be so common that from a protecting public health view that doesn’t make sense,” said DEOHS and Biostatistics Professor Lianne Sheppard.