The Department of Biostatistics held it's annual Welcome Reception on Tuesday, 8 September, welcoming the 2015-16 incoming class of 4 PhD students, 16 Master's students and 3 Undergraduate Concentrators, in addition to welcoming back our 27 continuing graduate and undergraduate scholars! We were even joined by a few of our alumni! What a great time and thank you to all who attended and made the evening so special.
On Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 5th-year Doctoral candidate, Liangyuan Hu, successfully presented her dissertation defense entitled, "Causal Models for Comparing and Optimizing HIV Treatment Strategy using EHR Data." Liangyuan has worked with her thesis advisor, Professor Joseph Hogan, for several years and successfully completed the Doctoral Graduate Programs academic requirements in stellar fashion.
During the Department of Biostatistics 3rd Annual Commencement Reception, celebrating our 2015 graduating class of 1 Doctorate, 13 Master's and 3 Undergraduate Statistics Concentrators, the Department presented its 2014-15 student awards.
Liangyuan Hu, a Department of Biostatistics 5th-year doctoral candidate, will present her dissertation defense on Wednesday, 3 June 2015. Ms. Hu will present her thesis on "Causal Models for Comparing and Optimizing HIV Treatment Strategies Using EHR Data." Ms. Hu's thesis advisor is Professor Joseph Hogan.
The Department of Biostatistics will celebrate our 2015 graduating class on Saturday, 23 May 2015! Our 2015 graduates and their families along with faculty, students and alumni are invited to join us on Saturday, 4:00 pm in Room 408 at 121 S. Main Street as we acknowledge and congratulate this major lifetime achievement for the following individuals:
Biostatistics Chair and Center for Statistical Sciences founding Director, Dr. Constantine Gatsonis, was honored by the American Statistical Association’s (ASA) Health Policy Statistics Section (HPSS) with the Long-Term Excellence award during the 2015 International Conference of Health Policy Statistics (ICHPS) which has been held at the Providence Biltmore this week.