Biostatistics News

The latest news from the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

Three Summer Institute in Biostatistics students profiled by UH Hilo

Three students from the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo who spent this summer studying at the College of Public Health's Iowa Summer Institute in Biostatistics were profiled on the UH Hilo website this fall. Published January 14, 2020

Five CPH students among those featured in Dare to Discover campaign

Five College of Public Health students will appear on banners in downtown Iowa City celebrating their research work. The banners went up Jan. 1. Published January 2, 2020

CTSDMC rededicates Clarke Conference Room

Faculty, staff, students, and guests of the Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Management Center (CTSDMC) gathered at the College of Public Health Building on Thursday, Dec. 12, to rededicate the William R. Clarke Conference Room. Published December 13, 2019

Student Amy Hahn zeroes in on breast cancer

Biostatistics PhD student Amy Hahn uses statistical methods to analyze data on Iowa women with breast cancer.  Published November 6, 2019

CPH researchers studying recovery from alcohol use disorders

Paul Gilbert, CPH assistant professor, is leading a study to better understand behavioral change strategies and recovery from alcohol use disorders. (Daily Iowan) Published October 17, 2019

UI researchers seek ways to reduce opioid use, chronic pain

A University of Iowa pain researcher has won two grants as part of a national effort to improve treatments for pain and cut the use of opioids. (Radio Iowa) Published October 16, 2019

CTSDMC researchers part of national effort to curb opioid use

Christopher Coffey, CPH professor of biostatistics and director of the Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Management Center, will collaborate with UI colleagues on a four-year, $6.5 million award from NINDS to establish a Clinical Coordinating Center for the Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures Program. (CCOM) Published October 9, 2019

CPH researchers to study alcohol recovery outside of treatment

CPH researchers led by Paul Gilbert have been awarded a $2.27 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to study adults with alcohol use disorder who achieve remission without obtaining professional treatment. Published October 3, 2019

UI biostatistician soars to world records

Not many people would feel at ease soaring 10,000 feet above the earth tethered to a balloon, but for pilot and College of Public Health alumna Kim Magee (15MS), the sky is practically a second home. (Iowa Magazine) Published September 11, 2019

Alumna Kim Magee reaches new heights in ballooning

Kim Magee has a passion for ballooning, whether it's for fun or competition. She went to the University of Iowa to get her master's degree in biostatistics and now works for the College of Public Health in the Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Management Center. Published September 5, 2019

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