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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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June 2019

For years, we have questioned whether risks are higher for patients whose blood pressure seems to spike only at the doctor's office. A new study led by Jordana Cohen, MD, MSCE, says the answer is emphatically yes.

June 2019

For nearly 20 years, eGFR equations have helped clinicians screen for kidney disease and care for patients. But the problems of racial classification related to eGFR have not been closely examined, write authors Nwamaka D. Eneanya, MD, MPH; Wei (Peter) Yang, PhD; and Peter P. Reese, MD, MSCE.

March 2019

“If you have a proactive legislation that incentivizes landlords and everyone to treat for bed bugs promptly, you can really decrease the number of bed bugs quickly,” Michael Z. Levy, PhD, commented about a study he worked on with lead author Sherrie Xie, a graduate researcher in epidemiology.

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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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