Harvard Catalyst Events: Save the Date!

Machine Learning and Bayesian Approaches for Data Science in Medicine  Sherri Rose, PhD Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Laura Hatfield, PhD Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School 1 DAY SHORT COURSE: … Continue reading “Harvard Catalyst Events: Save the Date!”

HDSI/Elsevier Community Networking Event

November 6th 4:00-5:30 PM The Cabot Science Library, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge The Harvard Data Science Initiative is pleased to announce a networking reception with data scientists from Elsevier on November 6, 2017 … Continue reading “HDSI/Elsevier Community Networking Event”

The Evolution of Data Science: Success, Challenges and Opportunities for Statistics and Biostatistics

What are some of the challenges for statistics and biostatistics in the era of Data Science?  A recent NSF-Sponsored Workshop for Chairs of Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics took the … Continue reading “The Evolution of Data Science: Success, Challenges and Opportunities for Statistics and Biostatistics”

2016 Holiday Message from Brent Coull

The Department was busy this past year concentrating on the development of several educational initiatives. We launched a new Masters program in Health Data Science, with the first cohort scheduled … Continue reading “2016 Holiday Message from Brent Coull”

Learning from the Heavyweights: Predicting the Future of Biostatistics

While not exactly as contentious as Ali vs. Frazier or Sugar Ray vs. Duran, debates occasionally arise about the fundamental nature of evolving academic fields.  In his XL-Files article for … Continue reading “Learning from the Heavyweights: Predicting the Future of Biostatistics”

Symposium: New Data & New Methods in Advancing Patient Care

Contributed by Randall Chaput, Epi Dept: Clinicians treat one patient at a time. At the Harvard Chan School we work to improve the health of “millions at a time”. Real … Continue reading “Symposium: New Data & New Methods in Advancing Patient Care”