Chenyang Gu recipient of SPH Norah Kahn Piore Award

Chenyang Gu, 4th-year Biostatistics doctoral candidate, has been selected as a one of the 2016 recipients of Brown's School of Public Health’s Nora Kahn Piore Award for his proposal entitled “The Development of a Functional Comorbidity Index with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Score as the Outcome.”  Mr. Gu’s study will be among the first to develop a claims-based functional comorbidity index for predicting ADL function in frail older populations.

Spring 2016 Career Information Series Kicks Off

The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to welcome Joseph C. Cappelleri, PhD, MPH, Senior Director of Biostatistics at Pfizer, Inc. and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics with Brown's Department of Biostatistics.  Joining him will be Dr. Manisha Lamba, Associate Director of Pfizer’s Global Research and Development. 

Biostatistics Spring Career Information Series

The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to host our Spring Career Information Series to students throughout the School of Public Health.  This series will provide information on careers outside of academics in a variety of industries.

Brown Statistics Seminars

The Brown Statistics Seminar Series is proud to welcome Francesca Dominici, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Senior Associate Dean for Research at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  Dr. Dominici will join us on Monday, 8 February 2016, to present her seminar entitled "An Approach to Adjust for Confounding in the Presence of Multivariate Exposures".  Details of her talk can be found here.

Alumni in the News

Wentao (Samuel) Guan received his ScM in Biostatistics in May 2015.  While completing his degree, Samuel worked with Dr. Roland Merchant as a Research Apprentice at Rhode Island Hospital.  Samuel worked with Dr.

2017 Virtual Info Sessions (Published November 30, 2015)

Brown’s Department of Biostatistics is pleased to offer online information session to interested applicants during Fall 2017. 

Department Pizza Social (Published 11/30/15)

The Department of Biostatistics holds monthly Pizza Socials for our students, faculty and staff.  This time affords a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere to get to know each other better, discuss challenges and share insights into individual experiences!  

The last Pizza Social of the 2015 year is scheduled for Tuesday, 1 December 2015.

5th-Year Master's Graduate Program Open House (Published 11/12/15)

Brown's School of Public Health 5th-Year Master's Programs


Brown University's 5th-Year Master's degree options allow Brown undergraduates to continue at the University for a master's degree after completing their bachelor's degree.  Brown's School of Public Health has two such programs - one in Behavioral and Social Sciences and one in Biostatistics. 

Eloyan named Associate Editor for JASA (Published 9/18/15)

Biostatistics Assistant Professor, Ani Eloyan, joined the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA) - Theory and Methods as an Associate Editor.  The primary journal published by the American Statistical Association, JASA is one of the premier journals for statistial science and is consistently a highly-cited journal for the field of statistics and biostatistics.