The DBEI seeks candidates for the position of Director, Division of Epidemiology.
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Aimin Chen, MD, PhD, will serve the Environmental Protection Agency in a dual appointment: as a charter member of its Scientific Advisory Board and its Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee. Read more about the influential group Dr. Chen has joined.
Congratulations to Michael Harhay, PhD, MPH, selected by the Assembly on Critical Care (CC) to receive the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Assembly on CC Early Career Achievement Award! Read more about Dr. Harhay.
Congratulations to Russell (Taki) Shinohara, PhD, a new Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the world's largest community of statisticians! Read more about Dr. Shinohara.
Kevin Johnson, MD, MS, FAAP, FAMIA, FACMI, has been named as Penn's 27th Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) University Professor. A pioneer of medical information technologies to improve patient safety, Dr. Johnson will hold joint appointments in the DBEI and the Department of Computer and Information Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Read more.
Alisa Stephens-Shields, PhD, has been selected as an inaugural member of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) Leadership Academy! Membership in the Academy is one of the highest honors given to early-career statistical scientists.
We are pleased to announce that Enrique Fabian Schisterman, PhD, is the new Chair of the DBEI, effective February 1. Learn more about his vision for the Department. Read about Dr. Schisterman's appointment.
Arielle Anglin, pictured, was the first of three biostatistics PhD students whose papers won 2021 American Statistical Association prizes. Congrats to her, to Jian Hu and to Sarah Weinstein! Read more.
Registration is now open for our March 24 virtual Research Day! We will feature trainee flash talks and high-impact faculty research, plus a keynote by Sue Curry, PhD, recognized internationally for her expertise in behavioral science and in translation of research findings into health policy. Join us for this informative, interactive event!
Qi Long, PhD, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read more about this news. Read more about Dr. Long.
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