PhD student Exit Interview Panels – 6/12

Please join us for a series of PhD Student Exit Interview Panels in which recent biostat PhD grads will share with current students lessons learned from the unique perspective of … Continue reading “PhD student Exit Interview Panels – 6/12”

Upcoming Dissertation Defenses

**Contact Jelena Follweiler for Zoom info 5/4/2020 at 12:30 pm Lee Kennedy-Shaffer Statistical Methods for the Design and Analysis of Infectious Disease Studies Advisor: Michael Hughes Dissertation Committee Members: Marc Lipsitch (EPI), Victor … Continue reading “Upcoming Dissertation Defenses”

The Persistence of Patriarchy in Science

An op-ed in Stat Magazine by Biostats doctoral candidate Emma Thomas relates her surprising findings regarding continued gender disparities in medical journals, and how these findings have manifested in her own experience. The study, co-authored by Thomas’ advisor Francesca Dominici and collaborators … Continue reading “The Persistence of Patriarchy in Science”

Gender Gaps in Invited Commentaries for Medical Journals

In medical journals, publication of an invited commentary is a recognition of expertise and can raise an author’s profile. A recent press release outlines the findings from a study led by the Harvard … Continue reading “Gender Gaps in Invited Commentaries for Medical Journals”

Harvard & Elsevier are using Data Science to improve gender equality in academia

“How does having access to scientometric data accelerate the pace with which we can eliminate gender differences in academic success? And which critical datasets can be extracted from this wealth … Continue reading “Harvard & Elsevier are using Data Science to improve gender equality in academia”

Biostats Department Mental Health Survey

The Biostatistics Department mental health survey is currently underway! All PhD students, master’s students and postdocs should have received an email on March 1 from Harvard College Institutional Research with … Continue reading “Biostats Department Mental Health Survey”

Teaching Assistant Awardees!

Teaching assistants play a critical role in the educational efforts of the department. Outstanding TAs who exceed our expectations are recognized with a Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. Before nominating TAs for this honor, instructors … Continue reading “Teaching Assistant Awardees!”

Upcoming PhD Student Seminars

Tuesday March 20, 2018 Speaker: Jessica Cao Title: Internship at Boehringer Ingelheim & Cost-effectiveness Analysis for Hepatitis C Treatment in Chile Abstract: In the first half of this talk, I will discuss my … Continue reading “Upcoming PhD Student Seminars”