Rui Duan Receives Google Research Scholar Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Rui Duan, who received a 2022 Google Research Scholar Award in Health Research for her project, “Targeting Underrepresented Populations in Precision Medicine via Federated Transfer Learning.” The Research Scholar … Continue reading “Rui Duan Receives Google Research Scholar Award”

Goodman, Sebro, Pagano, and Bather Publish Paper in Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Biostats and Epidemiology

Alumni Melody Goodman, PhD ’06 and Ronnie Sebro, PhD ’07, professor Marcello Pagano, and doctoral student Jemar Bather recently published a paper on “Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Students, Graduates, and Faculty in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 2010-2020” in Public Health … Continue reading “Goodman, Sebro, Pagano, and Bather Publish Paper in Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Biostats and Epidemiology”

Donald Hopkins Predoctoral Scholars Program

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the departments of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population are pleased to invite you to our Spring 2022 professional development workshop series. … Continue reading “Donald Hopkins Predoctoral Scholars Program”

Upcoming Department Seminars w. Yanxun Xu & Irene Chen

Join us for 2 upcoming department seminars. Zoom information available here. “Efficiently Evaluating the Causal Impacts of Continuous Exposures in Vaccine Trials”Wednesday, January 19 | 1-2pm Via Zoom Yanxun Xu, PhDAssistant ProfessorDept … Continue reading “Upcoming Department Seminars w. Yanxun Xu & Irene Chen”

Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics at ENAR – The Importance of Mentoring

In an era when many are exploring effective ways to increase the representation of minorities in STEM, how do organizations go about implementing new strategies?  The first step is often … Continue reading “Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics at ENAR – The Importance of Mentoring”

Jemar Bather Named Fellow of MGH’s Fostering Diversity in HIV Research Program

Congratulations to PhD student Jemar Bather, who has been named a Fellow of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Fostering Diversity in HIV Research Program.  The Fostering Diversity in HIV Research Program is supported by … Continue reading “Jemar Bather Named Fellow of MGH’s Fostering Diversity in HIV Research Program”

Donald Hopkins Program Begins 2nd Year

In September 2019 the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health introduced the Donald Hopkins Predoctoral Scholars Program as a pipeline program designed to increase diversity in the STEM fields and … Continue reading “Donald Hopkins Program Begins 2nd Year”

Summer Program Concludes with Annual Symposium

The 2019 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology concluded last week, after the annual “Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium” was held on Thursday, July 18th. Research project presentations were given … Continue reading “Summer Program Concludes with Annual Symposium”