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Division of Biostatistics
Julian Wolfson
The Division of Biostatistics focuses on the development of statistical methods for biomedical research. We collaborate with a variety of University research partners on projects involving HIV/AIDS, heart and lung disease, cancer, neuroimaging, and many other clinical disciplines.

Performing methodological research in areas including Bayesian analysis, spatial statistics, statistical genetics, and causal inference, division faculty, students and staff are involved in over 100 research grants and contracts totaling more than $150 million.

We offer MPH, MS and PhD degrees, along with a Certificate in Applied Biostatistics and a minor. Professor Brad Carlin serves as the division head.

Recent News

Free biostatistics consulting available for researchers

The Division of Biostatistics is offering statistical consulting free of charge in conjunction with the biostatistical consulting course for graduate students taking place spring semester 2014. Consulting sessions, available…

January 13, 2014Biostats Faculty News

Three Biostats students win 2014 ENAR Distinguished Student Travel Award

Three SPH biostatistics students were selected to receive the International Biometric Society’s 2014 ENAR Distinguished Student Travel Award. The students are Chihyun Lee, Jing Zhang and Yiwei Zhang. Only…

December 6, 2013Awards Biostats News

In Memoriam: Ruth B. Loewenson (PhD ’68)

Ruth B. Loewenson, PhD ’68 (biometry), of St. Louis Park, passed away on Oct. 12, 2013. Loewenson was born in Zurich, Switzerland, and emigrated from Paris to Minneapolis in…

November 22, 2013Alumni Biostats Class Notes

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