Biostatistics

Biostatistics degrees

MPH Biostatistics

Biostatistics helps you become a better researcher while getting advanced training in statistics to analyze data and provide evidence for clinical and health policy decisions.

MS Biostatistics

Learn how statistics can be used to solve public health challenges as you develop your skills in research and an understanding of biostatistical methods.

Interdisciplinary PhD in Biostatistics

Develop your ability to create new methodologies and address applied questions in biomedical sciences and public health.
 

Research expertise

Clinical trial design

Methods for missing data

Methods for analyzing group randomized trials

Causal inference

Propensity score methods

Longitudinal analysis

Analysis of high-throughput genomic data

Bayesian methods

Statistical learning and data mining

Survival analysis

 

Biostatistics Seminar Series

Each spring semester, the Division of Biostatistics invites researchers from across the nation to discuss methodological research and its implications for a variety of health issues.

Series Speakers

 
Kellie Archer

Division chair message

With growing interest in big data, predictive analytics and efforts to promote scientific reproducibility, there are increasing opportunities for biostatisticians to engage in biomedical and public health research. Our PhD program in Biostatistics is offered jointly with the Department of Statistics and unites more than 20 biostatisticians from both units to provide students with more program options, wider research opportunities and an enhanced curriculum.

Kellie Archer, Chair

 

Division faculty and staff

Patrick Schnell, PhD
Assistant Professor
Abigail Shoben, PhD
Associate Professor
Brandon Koch, PhD
Assistant Professor
James Odei, PhD
Assistant Professor - Clinical
Bo Lu, PhD
Professor

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Careers in Biostatistics

Biostatisticians are in demand. A career as a statistician or mathematician is expected to grow up to 33% by 2029, according the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. College of Public Health alumni work in a number of roles at government, private and academic institutions.

Biostatistics careers

 

Division news

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Doctoral student forging path in genomics research

July 19, 2022