Brown Statistical Seminars are hosted collaboratively by the Department of Biostatistics and the Center for Statistical Sciences to provide educational and research opportunities to graduate, undergraduate, and medical students as well as to researchers across the University.  The seminars take place on selected Mondays throughout the academic year and feature leading researchers from the US and internationally.   

Fall 2014 Upcoming Seminars

1 December 2014- Starr Lectureship

Joshua Salomon, PhD

Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population

Harvard School of Public Health 

Lecture: TBA

8 December 2014

Elizabeth Stuart, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Department of Mental Health 

John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Seminar: "Propensity Score Methods in the Context of Covariate Measurement Error"

Spring 2015 Upcoming Seminars

26 January 2015 

Amy Herring, ScD

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 


2 February 2015

Roger Peng, PhD

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


23 February 2015 - Starr Lectureship

Larry V. Hedges, PhD, Professor of Statistics and Department Chair; Northwestern University

2 March 2015

Howard Chang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Emory University

9 March 2015 - Starr Lectureship

Anirban Basu, PhD, Professor and Director of the Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Methodology

University of Washington, Seattle

30 March 2015

Maya Petersen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

University of California, Berkeley

6 April 2015

A. James O'Malley, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth