Postdoc Tian Gu Receives HDSI Funding

Congratulations to postdoc Tian Gu, who recently awarded the  2022 Postdoctoral Fellow Research Fund from the Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI). The fund  incentivizes and supports cross-disciplinary collaboration between data scientists at the postdoctoral … Continue reading “Postdoc Tian Gu Receives HDSI Funding”

From Data Science Class to the World of Health Tech Entrepreneurship

Health Data Science (HDS) master’s students Amber Nigam, SM ’23 and Jie Sun, SM ’22,  were recently profiled in an HSPH featured news article after joining forces to found a tech startup to help people manage … Continue reading “From Data Science Class to the World of Health Tech Entrepreneurship”

Rui Duan Receives Google Research Scholar Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Rui Duan, who received a 2022 Google Research Scholar Award in Health Research for her project, “Targeting Underrepresented Populations in Precision Medicine via Federated Transfer Learning.” The Research Scholar … Continue reading “Rui Duan Receives Google Research Scholar Award”

Goodman, Sebro, Pagano, and Bather Publish Paper in Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Biostats and Epidemiology

Alumni Melody Goodman, PhD ’06 and Ronnie Sebro, PhD ’07, professor Marcello Pagano, and doctoral student Jemar Bather recently published a paper on “Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Students, Graduates, and Faculty in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 2010-2020” in Public Health … Continue reading “Goodman, Sebro, Pagano, and Bather Publish Paper in Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Biostats and Epidemiology”

Rachel Nethery Receives Climate Change Solutions Fund Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Rachel Nethery, whose research on “Characterizing Wildfire Smoke Health Impacts and Identifying Vulnerable Populations: A 10-year Study of the Western U.S.” was one of the winning … Continue reading “Rachel Nethery Receives Climate Change Solutions Fund Award”

Data Science Summer Program for High School Students – Apply by 5/15!

Data Science in Action:Machine Learning for Self-Driving CarsProgram Co-directors:Tianxi Cai, HarvardAaron Sonabend, Google IncJessica Gronsbell, University of TorontoA two-week day camp to introduce programming and machine learning to high school students. The program … Continue reading “Data Science Summer Program for High School Students – Apply by 5/15!”

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