Using Abstract Math to Solve Real-World Crises

A recent article from NIH profiles alumnus Roland A. Matsouaka, a recipient of Master’s and doctoral degrees in Biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health, who studied with Professor Rebecca Betensky (currently … Continue reading “Using Abstract Math to Solve Real-World Crises”

Today the Science of Self-Driving Cars, Tomorrow the World of Data Science

Last week the CELEHS / HMS Data Science Summer Program kicked off a two-week program with 22 high school students from all over the US, as well as Canada and Mexico. The … Continue reading “Today the Science of Self-Driving Cars, Tomorrow the World of Data Science”

2021 Pipelines Into Biostatistics Symposium – 7/15

Please join us for the annual Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium, the culminating event for the Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology, on: Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 9am-3pm. During … Continue reading “2021 Pipelines Into Biostatistics Symposium – 7/15”

Nominations for Lagakos Alumni Award – Due 7/2

The Department is seeking nominations for the 2021 Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award. This award serves to recognize Department alumni whose research in statistical theory and application, leadership in biomedical research, and commitment … Continue reading “Nominations for Lagakos Alumni Award – Due 7/2”

Alumna Katherine Evans Becomes First Woman to Head a Research or Analytics Department of an NBA Franchise

Congratulations to alumna Katherine Evans, PhD ’17, who has been named Vice President of Research & Information Systems by Monumental Basketball, becoming the first woman to head the research or analytics … Continue reading “Alumna Katherine Evans Becomes First Woman to Head a Research or Analytics Department of an NBA Franchise”

Alumnus Nick Horton Elected ASA Vice President

Congratulations to Department alumnus Nicholas J. Horton, ScD ’99,  the Beitzel Professor of Technology and Society (Statistics and Data Science)  in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Amherst College, … Continue reading “Alumnus Nick Horton Elected ASA Vice President”

On the Data Frontline – Department of Biostatistics Alumni and Career Development Series featured in ASA’s Amstat News, STATtr@k!

Recently the ASA published the informative article ‘On the Data Frontline: Biostatisticians in the Hospital Research Setting,’ written by instructor Dr. Erin Lake, ScD ’01, Co-Director of the SM BIO programs … Continue reading “On the Data Frontline – Department of Biostatistics Alumni and Career Development Series featured in ASA’s Amstat News, STATtr@k!”

ACEMS Podcast with Nan Laird, Garrett Fitzmaurice & Louise Ryan

The Random Sample, a podcast that discusses all things math and stats, was created by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Mathematical & Statistical Frontiers. The most recent episode … Continue reading “ACEMS Podcast with Nan Laird, Garrett Fitzmaurice & Louise Ryan”

Alumna Arielle Marks-Anglin Receives ASA Biometrics Section Paper Award

Congratulations to alumna Arielle Marks-Anglin, SM ’16, who was named a paper award winner for JSM 2021 by the American Statistical Association’s Biometrics Section. Currently a PhD Candidate in Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania, Marks-Anglin … Continue reading “Alumna Arielle Marks-Anglin Receives ASA Biometrics Section Paper Award”

Alumna Nusrat Rabbee to give “War Heriones Speak” Webinar – 4/22

Alumna Nusrat Rabbee, PhD ’03, will speak on gender based violence during a webinar sponsored by the Asian Pacific Institute on Earth Day, April 22. Her translated book, War Heroines Speak, which details … Continue reading “Alumna Nusrat Rabbee to give “War Heriones Speak” Webinar – 4/22″