Mary Regina Boland, PhD, has been awarded the designation of Fellow of AMIA, the American Medical Informatics Association. This achievement signals that the designee is an expert in evidence-based informatics practice and is engaged with a community of lifelong learners who apply the latest advances in informatics to improve health and health care. Read more.
Jason Moore, PhD, FACMI, cohosts a new podcast, the first to focus on hot topics in biomedical informatics. The debut episode introduces the series and opens a discussion on deep phenotyping. Listen now.
Congratulations to our biostatistics students who have received honors recently from the International Conference on Health Policy Statistics and from the American Society for Human Genetics! Read more.
For his “groundbreaking research that has advanced our understanding and application of health informatics to improve the health of vulnerable populations and influence health policy,” George Demiris, PhD, has been elected as a new member of the National Academy of Medicine. Read more.
J. Richard Landis, PhD, has been selected as the 2019 David L. DeMets Lecturer in the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The Lecturer exemplifies rigorous development and application of quantitative methodological principals, married with deep engagement in an area of biomedical investigation. Read more.
Susan S. Ellenberg, PhD, will serve as interim chair of the DBEI. Dr. Ellenberg will assume the role on October 1. Read more.
Jeffrey S. Morris, PhD, will assume the role of Director of our Division of Biostatistics, effective Sept. 1. Dr. Morris is a leader in developing quantitative methods to extract knowledge from biomedical big data. Read more.
Congratulations to all of our biostatistics and epidemiology grads! View our photo of those who walked in the ceremony, with biostatistics faculty and Perelman School of Medicine leadership.
Three faculty members in the Biostatistics Division have been named fellows of the American Statistical Association (ASA). the field’s largest and most prestigious professional organization in the United States. Nandita Mitra, PhD (pictured), Rebecca Hubbard, PhD and Jinbo Chen, PhD, kicked off a banner season that also has seen four of our biostatisticians elected as ASA officers. Read more about the new ASA fellows.
Susan Ellenberg, PhD, has been honored with the 2019 Florence Nightingale David Award. Sponsored jointly by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies and the Caucus for Women in Statistics, the award is granted biennially to a female statistician who serves as a role model to other women via her contributions to the profession. Read more.
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