Biostatistics News

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

Facebook Live Friday Faculty Feature: Grant Brown

Join us LIVE on Facebook at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, for the Friday Faculty Feature hosted by CPH graduate student Kurayi Mahachi. This month's special guest is Grant Brown, assistant professor of biostatistics. Published September 14, 2017

Video: CPH students start academic year with service projects

At its core, public health is about working together to create a healthier world. Each fall semester, our students have the opportunity get out of the classroom and put that ethos to work by volunteering with community organizations for a day of service. Published September 5, 2017

CPH, UI Health Care host national neurology clinical trial training program

From Aug. 7 to 11, University of Iowa hosted the NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC). Now in its fourth year, the CTMC is a national program that trains junior neurology faculty and fellows from academic medical centers to develop scientifically rigorous yet practical clinical trial protocols. The course is taught by expert faculty who are considered leaders in the fields of neurological clinical trials, including specialists from the UI College of Public Health and UI Health Care. (The Loop) Published August 23, 2017

State of the CTSDMC presentation is Aug. 25

"State of the Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Management Center (CTSDMC)" will be presented by Chris Coffey, CTSDMC director, from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25, in Ellig Classroom (N120 CPHB). All are invited to attend. Published August 17, 2017

Video: Iowa Summer Institute in Biostatistics student experiences

The Iowa Summer Institute in Biostatistics recently completed another successful session. See and hear the experiences of some of our students as they explored future careers in the applied mathematical sciences. Published August 9, 2017

Video: Iowa Summer Institute in Biostatistics

Students taking part in our Iowa Summer Institute in Biostatistics have some great learning experiences while they're on the University of Iowa campus, including a recent visit to the UI driving simulator.  Published June 27, 2017

Iowa Health by the Numbers

Several reports -- Cancer in Iowa, Burden of Injury in Iowa, and the Iowa Health Fact Book -- are freely available online and offer rich sources of information that public health officials and policymakers can use to guide decision-making. Published June 21, 2017

Alumna Stephanie Kliethermes talks about finding her strengths as a student

Alumna Stephanie Kliethermes (09MS, 13PhD) talks about her experience with biostatistics faculty mentors who helped her identify her strengths as a student. Published May 23, 2017

Author to present ‘The Elixir Sulfanilamide Tragedy of 1937’ on May 15

Barbara J. Martin, freelance medical writer, physician consultant, and author, will present the Woolson Lecture “The Elixir Sulfanilamide Tragedy of 1937” on Monday, May 15, from 3:30 to 4:25 p.m. in Callaghan Auditorium (N110 CPHB). Martin will discuss the true story of the deaths of more than 100 Americans who fell victim to an untested drug, the efforts to avert further deaths, and the parallels to similar episodes of drug poisoning that have continued into the 21st century. Published April 27, 2017

2017 CPH Board of Advisors Student Award recipients announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 CPH Board of Advisors Student Awards, Andrew Ghattas and Emily Hejna. The students were presented with a cash award and a plaque at the April 18 Board meeting. The recipients also presented their essays to the Board during this meeting. Published April 20, 2017


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