Larry Han Receives ASA Young Investigator Award

Doctoral student Larry Han received the American Statistical Association (ASA) Young Investigator Award of the Section on Statistics in Epidemiology. The award is for his paper, “Federated Adaptive Causal Estimation (FACE) of … Continue reading “Larry Han Receives ASA Young Investigator Award”

Artificial Intelligence’s Promise and Peril

A recent article by Chris Sweeney in the Harvard Public Health magazine surveys current applications of AI in healthcare, highlighting the contributions of various members of the Harvard Chan School in exploring the … Continue reading “Artificial Intelligence’s Promise and Peril”

PhD Student Award Recipients Larry Han and Cathy Xue

    PhD students Larry Han and Cathy Xue won the Munich Re / HSB Student Poster Awards at the New England Statistics Symposium held in Rhode Island this past week. Larry’s poster was titled “Optimal … Continue reading “PhD Student Award Recipients Larry Han and Cathy Xue”

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”

Today the Science of Self-Driving Cars, Tomorrow the World of Data Science

Last week the CELEHS / HMS Data Science Summer Program kicked off a two-week program with 22 high school students from all over the US, as well as Canada and Mexico. The … Continue reading “Today the Science of Self-Driving Cars, Tomorrow the World of Data Science”

Precision Medicine: Statistical Opportunities & Challenges – 4/14

The Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Program organizes an annual symposium on a topic of interest to Harvard Catalyst statisticians and others in the wider Harvard community. Upcoming Biostatistics Symposia: Precision Medicine: … Continue reading “Precision Medicine: Statistical Opportunities & Challenges – 4/14”

Larry Han Receives ENAR’s Top Award

In addition to receiving a distinguished student paper award at the annual Spring Meeting of the Eastern North American Region (ENAR)  of the International Biometric Society, doctoral student Larry Han was the recipient of the … Continue reading “Larry Han Receives ENAR’s Top Award”

Upcoming Dissertation & Thesis Defenses

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Get to Know Our New PhD Students!

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing you to our first year doctoral students. Hi, my name is Nick Link. I grew up in the far distant land of Newton, … Continue reading “Get to Know Our New PhD Students!”

Data Science Summer Program Begins!

The Department virtually welcomed 24 high school students to the 2nd annual program Data Science in Action: Machine Learning for Self-Driving Cars this morning! The one-week day camp, overseen by Professor Tianxi Cai, and taught by PhD … Continue reading “Data Science Summer Program Begins!”