News & Updates

Jun. 22, 2020
While the Organizing Committee of the Duke-Industry Statistics Symposium (DISS2020) continues to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic it is clear that we will not be able to safely conduct a face-to-face meeting this August; the decision has been made to postpone the Duke-Industry Statistics Symposium from August 26-28, 2020 to...
Jun. 18, 2020
Four faculty will be part of a virtual 8-week series sponsored by Duke +DataScience (+DS) on data science methods with direct applications for the COVID-19 pandemic. David Carlson, PhD, will present on “Natural Language Processing and understanding the evolving COVID literature” on July 7 th . There has been an...
Jun. 5, 2020
Susan Halabi recently started her term as president of the Society for Clinical Trials (SCT). The SCT ( www.sctweb.org ) is an international society with membership spanning all disciplines that are critical to the field including biostatistics, clinical areas, IT and systems, data management, ethics, regulatory bodies, behavioral science, research...
May. 29, 2020
Faculty Ben Goldstein delivered a comprehensive talk on Electronic Health Records available though the Duke University Health System to Duke University and Health System researchers, “Working with EHR Data from Duke University Health System: What is it and How Do I do it?" Dr. Goldstein reviewed complexities in the data...
May. 11, 2020
Faculty Laine Thomas and Michael Pencina recently published a JAMA article “Overlap Weighting. A Propensity Score Method That Mimics Attributes of a Randomized Clinical Trial” with Fan Li, PhD from the Duke Department of Statistical Science. The article considers the methodology of using overlap weighting for study in JAMA Cardiology...

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