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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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May 2020

An update to data from CHOP Policy Lab and DBEI shows that a cautious, incremental reopening strategy can help mitigate risk for a second wave. But some areas that have too quickly relaxed social distancing face high risk for resurgence. Read an article in The Washington Post.

May 2020

Variations in how a county tallies can muddy interpretation, said Jeffrey Morris, PhD. And per Michael Levy, PhD, a contrast between rates in a high-income zip code and, say, Chester City would be glaring.

May 2020

Michael Z. Levy, PhD, commented in Spanish on regional station Telemundo 62 about COVID-19 in the Philadelphia area. His message: “The first wave hit us hard; we weren't ready. Now we can prepare and get our balance for the next one.”

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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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