News & Updates

Scarlett Bellamy Named New Chair of BU Biostats

Congratulations to alumna and department adjunct professor, Scarlett Bellamy, ScD ’01, who has just been named the new Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at Boston University!Per BU press release:Dr. Bellamy … Continue reading “Scarlett Bellamy Named New Chair of BU Biostats”

Xihao Li Receives Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine Fellowship

Postdoc and alumna Xihao Li, PhD ’21, has recently been awarded a Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Fellowship from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), which is a one-year … Continue reading “Xihao Li Receives Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine Fellowship”

Spinning Up a Data Science Initiative at Harvard A Reflection on the HDSI ‘s 5th Anniversary

On the occasion of its fifth anniversary, the Harvard Data Science Initiative leadership – Francesca Dominici, Elizabeth Langdon-Gray, and David C. Parkes– look back to embrace and celebrate their foundational principles, touch on particular … Continue reading “Spinning Up a Data Science Initiative at Harvard A Reflection on the HDSI ‘s 5th Anniversary”

Derek Shyr Dissertation Defense – 11/2

Derek Shyr Dissertation Defense“Statistical and Machine Learning Methods for Assessing Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium in Large-Scale Multi-Ethnic Whole Genome Sequencing Studies”Dissertation Committee: Xihong Lin, Alkes Price, Benjamin Neale, and Sasha GusevWednesday, November 2, … Continue reading “Derek Shyr Dissertation Defense – 11/2”

Bad Bunny, Climate Change and US Imperialism – 11/3

Bad Bunny, Climate Change and US ImperialismHosted by the Decolonizing Global Health Org and Harvard Chan Humanitarian Development Student AssociationThursday Nov 3, 5-7pmBuilding 1, HSPH, 12th floor conference roomRSVP hereWe will … Continue reading “Bad Bunny, Climate Change and US Imperialism – 11/3”

The 4th Annual Health Data Science Symposium – 11/4

The 4th Annual Health Data Science Symposium at HarvardSmartphones, Wearables, and HealthNovember 4th, 2022Hosted by the Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School Dept of Neurosurgery’s Computational Neuroscience Outcomes Center & … Continue reading “The 4th Annual Health Data Science Symposium – 11/4”

Student Workshop in Health Communication – 11/8

How to use narrative to highlight disparities and catalyze changeA lunchtime workshop hosted by the Center for Health Communications and the Health Communication ConcentrationJoin Linda Villarosa, contributing writer at the New … Continue reading “Student Workshop in Health Communication – 11/8”

Chair John Quackenbush Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Congratulations to Dr. John Quackenbush, Henry Pickering Walcott Professor of Computational Biology and Informatics and department chair, who has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)! Membership is considered one of … Continue reading “Chair John Quackenbush Elected to the National Academy of Medicine”

Alumnus Miguel Marino Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Congratulations to alumnus Miguel Marino, PhD ’11, who is Associate Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Biostatistics at Oregon Health and Science University, for being elected to the National Academy … Continue reading “Alumnus Miguel Marino Elected to the National Academy of Medicine”