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To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science—the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. Read More

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The DBEI distinctively brings together expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics, to advance population-health science.

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December 2018

M. Kit Delgado, MD, MSCE, is studying how to “gamify”—or create incentives for—safety steps, so that it becomes “a much more engaging experience and more fun” to stay off the phone while driving.

December 2018

Black and Hispanic Americans quit smoking successfully only half as often as their white counterparts. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $11 million for researchers led by Scott Halpern, MD, PhD, M.Bioethics, to find out what could help.

October 2018

A rule change significantly reduces concussions from kickoffs, an especially dangerous play, in college football, reported Douglas Wiebe, PhD, and colleagues recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The positive results in the Ivy League athletic conference show how a public-health intervention can emerge from collaboration among injury epidemiologists, coaches and athletic trainers, commented Dr. Wiebe.

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To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind  we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE

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