Rui Duan Receives HSPH Activation Award & IMS New Researcher Award

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Rui Duan, was recently named a recipient of the Dean’s Fund for Scientific Advancement! Dr. Duan received an Activation Award for her project titled “TransPRS: a federated transfer learning framework for improving … Continue reading “Rui Duan Receives HSPH Activation Award & IMS New Researcher Award”

Francesca Dominici to give MIT’s Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture – 4/21

The 18th Annual Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture Hosted by the Center for Global Change Science and Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT Francesca Dominici, PhD Clarence James … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici to give MIT’s Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture – 4/21”

Biostats Diversity and Inclusion Group Event w. Lilu Barbosa – 4/21

The Biostatistics Diversity and Inclusion Group (BDIG) is excited to host our April event this week! We will be inviting Lilu Barbosa, Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Officer to give … Continue reading “Biostats Diversity and Inclusion Group Event w. Lilu Barbosa – 4/21”

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Dr. Marie Davidian to Receive 2021 Zelen Award

We are extremely pleased to announce that internationally acclaimed biostatistician Dr. Marie Davidian will be the recipient of the prestigious 2021 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science! Currently the J. Stuart … Continue reading “Dr. Marie Davidian to Receive 2021 Zelen Award”

Four Department Members Teach in School’s Pilot Hybrid Program

Spring semester at HSPH brought the introduction of the ID 900 hybrid course, which was created by the school to address logistical and other challenges faced by international students due to … Continue reading “Four Department Members Teach in School’s Pilot Hybrid Program”

Alumnus Mingyang Song Receives Dean’s Fund Activation Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Nutrition and Biostats alumnus Mingyang Song, SM ’14, who is a recipient of the Dean’s Fund for Scientific Advancement! Dr. Song received an … Continue reading “Alumnus Mingyang Song Receives Dean’s Fund Activation Award”

Precision Medicine: Statistical Opportunities & Challenges – 4/14

The Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Program organizes an annual symposium on a topic of interest to Harvard Catalyst statisticians and others in the wider Harvard community. Upcoming Biostatistics Symposia: Precision Medicine: … Continue reading “Precision Medicine: Statistical Opportunities & Challenges – 4/14”

Department Colloquium & Career Chat w. Bhramar Mukherjee – 4/15

April 15th – Colloquium & Career Chat with: Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD Chair of Biostatistics, University of Michigan Handling Outcome Misclassification and Selection Bias in Association Studies Using Electronic Health Records … Continue reading “Department Colloquium & Career Chat w. Bhramar Mukherjee – 4/15”

HCMPH Annual Symposium: The Microbiome & Infectious Diseases – 5/17

The third annual Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health Center (HCMPH) symposium is on May 17, 2021. This year in particular, it is important to highlight the human microbiome’s role not only … Continue reading “HCMPH Annual Symposium: The Microbiome & Infectious Diseases – 5/17”