Using Abstract Math to Solve Real-World Crises

A recent article from NIH profiles alumnus Roland A. Matsouaka, a recipient of Master’s and doctoral degrees in Biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health, who studied with Professor Rebecca Betensky (currently … Continue reading “Using Abstract Math to Solve Real-World Crises”

Welcome New Adjunct Faculty!

The Department is extremely pleased to welcome four distinguished colleagues, including alumni and close collaborators with our summer pipeline programs, who will join our adjunct faculty and provide career mentorship for … Continue reading “Welcome New Adjunct Faculty!”

HSPH Partners with NIH & Apple for Groundbreaking Study on Women’s Health

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Apple, and the National Institutes of Health recently announced the Apple Women’s Health Study, a large-scale longitudinal study led by Harvard Chan researchers … Continue reading “HSPH Partners with NIH & Apple for Groundbreaking Study on Women’s Health”

NIGMS Recognizes Reproducible Science Course

For the benefit of the scientific community, and in response to the NIH’s series of initiatives to enhance rigor and reproducibility in research, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences has … Continue reading “NIGMS Recognizes Reproducible Science Course”

Dominici Named New Chair of NIH Review Panel

Francesca Dominici, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and co-Director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative has been appointed chair of the NIH Review Panel for Biostatistical Methods and Research Design Study Section … Continue reading “Dominici Named New Chair of NIH Review Panel”

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”