Guo Named New Koch Fellow in Biostatistics

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October 10, 2017
Xiaohan Guo, PhD student at the College of Public Health
Xiaohan Guo, PhD student at the College of Public Health

Xiaohan GuoPhD candidate at the College of Public Health, is the latest recipient of the Dr. Gary G. Koch & Mrs. Carolyn J. Koch Fellowship in the Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Biostatistics.  

Guo grew up in Jinan, China, and received his BA in statistics in 2017 from Beijing Normal University. He finds the theory and application of biostatistics appealing and is excited to make a difference in the world. “[I believe], in this field, I may have a chance to make some contribution to the health of human beings,” Guo said. “It is really meaningful.” 

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