Department of Biostatistics and Center for Statistical Sciences 2016-17 Celebration

The Department of Biostatistics and the Center for Statistical Sciences hosted a Celebration Reception in honor of our incoming and returning students and the new academic year, as well as to celebrate the promotion of two of our faculty.

On Monday, 12 September 2016, incoming and returning students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends came together to celebrate the beginning of the 2016-17 academic year!  With the addition of 3 doctoral students and 16 Master’s students, the Department’s graduate student population has grown to 49 students!  Equally impressive is the addition of 9 Undergraduate Statistics Concentrators, bringing the total number of Undergraduate concentrators to 14! 

In his brief welcoming remarks, Dr. Constantine Gatsonis, Department Chair and Center of Statistical Science Director, congratulated two of our faculty on their recent promotions.  During the 2015-16 academic year, Center faculty member, Dr. Ilana Gareen, was promoted to Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Research), and Department/Center faculty member, Dr. Tao Liu, was promoted to Associate Professor of Biostatistics (Research).