The DBEI distinctively brings together expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics, to advance population-health science.
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Data from the CDC’s VAERS system can be misleading for the general public, commented Jeffrey Morris, PhD: “If you want to establish causation in terms of efficacy or safety, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trials are the cleanest, strongest way to do that.”
M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, commented on evidence-based tips to help teens reduce distraction when driving.
The Delta variant of COVID-19 has caused an outbreak of coronavirus cases in the United States, raising questions about the efficacy of vaccines. But scientists such as Ricardo Castillo-Neyra, PhD, DVM, MSPH, say they are safe, they work, and, for now, it is better not to mix them.
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. LEARN MORE ABOUT US