UW professor Daniela Witten has been named a 2018 Simons Investigator in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems by the Simons Foundation’s Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences and Division of Life Sciences
Kenneth Rice, an associate professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health, has been named a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation’s pre-eminent professional statistical society.
A first-generation college student from the Colombian coffee belt, Mauricio Sadinle deviated from the family business to pursue higher education. With help from an unlikely pen pal, he used statistics to quantify the toll of Colombia’s war with rebels. Now, he uses statistics to improve the quality of data and to unlock data's full potential.
An international group of researchers used the trial data to compare vaccine efficacy and cholera risk between three different age groups: children younger than 5 years, 5 to under 15 years, and those 15 years and older. The research team included biostatisticians from the University of Washington School of Public Health and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.