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Radiomics: The Digital Biopsy

Biostatistics researchers in the Brown School of Public Health together with collaborators across the University and around the country, have developed a new, non-invasive approach to assessing and forecasting a range of diseases, using digital imaging instead of a scalpel.

3 Biostatistics Graduates standing on Brown's Green during Graduation

2021 Brown Biostatistics Commencement

Congratulations to our graduating class of 2021!! Our graduates included 1 Doctorate, 16 Master’s graduates and 2 Undergraduate Statistics Concentrators.

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B

Professor Ani Eloyan and PhD Student Kun Meng recently published in the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society

Congratulations to Professor Ani Eloyan and PhD Student Kun Meng who were published in the April 2021, Volume 83, Issue 2 of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society!

Congratulations to Alexander Li and Taylor Fortnam!

Congratulations to our students Alexander Li and Taylor Fortnam for their award-winning posters at the School of Public Health Research Day!

BEST MASTER'S POSTERS
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Alexander Li (ScM Biostatistics) 

Ashley Buchanan, DrPH in Biostatistics

Biostatistics Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dr. Ashley Buchanan, presents at NIDA HIV Avenir Award Symposium

Ashley Buchanan, DrPH in Biostatistics at URI College of Pharmacy and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at Brown University’s School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics, presented at the NIDA HIV Avenir Award Symposium at their annual event in late January 2021. As a 2018 receipient of the NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) HIV Avenir Award, Dr. Buchanan presented on the University of Rhode Island NIDA Avenir Project: “Causal inference methods for HIV prevention studies among networks of people who use drugs”

Professor Stavroula Chrysanthopoulou Named Director of Master's Graduate Program

The Department of Biostatistics is very pleased to announce that Stavroula Chrysanthopoulou, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, has agreed to accept the role of the Graduate Program Director of the Biostatistics Master's Graduate Program for the remainder of this academic year. Professor Chrysanthopoulou, who is also an alumnus of the Department, receiving her PhD in 2014, has acted in the capacity of Associate Director of the Master's Program for the past three years. During this time, she developed and initiated the successful Master's Journal Club and Career Development Series.

Biostatistics Welcomes Newest Faculty – Alice J. Paul, PhD

The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to welcome our newest faculty member, Alice J. Paul, PhD. Paul was appointed as Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Teaching Track, effective 1 August 2020.

Professor Joe Hogan, Harvard’s 2020 Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award

Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Hogan, the Carole and Lawrence Sirovich Professor of Public Health and Professor of Biostatistics here at Brown’s School of Public Health, on the recent recognition from his alma mater, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, with the 2020 Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award.

Congratulations to our Biostatistics Public Health Research Poster Award Recipients

Each year, Brown University’s School of Public Health holds its Public Health Research Day in April. This event showcases close to 100 School of Public Health students from Undergraduates, Master’s and Doctoral students and candidates as well as Post Docs to display and discuss the research in which they participate. This year, as with many events, the 2020 School of Public Health Research Day was held remotely.

The Department of Biostatistics is pleased, and proud, to highlight our students who were recognized for their research presentations.

Gutman Recognized with Dean's 2020 Excellence in Research Collaboration Award

During this year’s National Public Health Week, Professor Roee Gutman was recognized by Brown University’s School of Public Health with the 2020 Dean’s Award in Excellence in Research Collaboration. Professor Gutman joined Brown’s Department of Biostatistics in 2011 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2018. Professor Gutman is a vibrant member of the Department faculty and is the Director of the Department’s Undergraduate Statistics Concentration.

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