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.

Biostatistics 2015-16 Welcome Reception (Published 9/11/15)

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.

Congratulations to Doctoral Candidate, Liangyuan Hu (Published 6/9/15)

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.

Dissertation Defense - Liangyuan Hu (Published 6/2/15)

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.

2015 Commencement Celebrations (Published 5/15/15)

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:

Michael Lopez, PhD 

Chieh Chu, ScM 

Feifei Ding, AM 

Wentao Guan, ScM 

Virginia Gwengi, AM 

Mengqi Jin, ScM 

Bin Lin, ScM 

Faith Nwaoha, AM 

Evon Okidi, ScM