News & Events
Help us welcome two new members of our graduate program support staff, Hoshimi Tominari and Minh Vo.
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.
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
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.
A recently published study suggests COVID-19 may have been circulating in the Los Angeles area as early as December 2019, months before the first official case in the U.S. was identified.