Our research advances the full spectrum of population-health science.

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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November 2020

"Seeking junior and mid-level human applicants to serve as data science assistants to our departmental artificial intelligence (AI) in charge of data analytics": We should start preparing our human-based workforce for this reality, writes Jason Moore, PhD.

November 2020

“I didn’t have to ration my healthcare or make a call to ask a family member for money,” writes Meenakshi Bewtra, MD, MPH, PhD, about a “miracle” in the course of her IBS treatment. The explanation: Massuchusetts had implemented a precursor of the Affordable Care Act.

November 2020

Typically underserved groups are underrepresented in therapeutic clinical trials—so the findings may be less applicable for them. Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD, describes how experimental treatment has benefited his wife and argues Congress must pass the Clinical Treatment Act.

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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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