News & Updates

Aug. 6, 2020
B&B faculty, research staff and students had a strong presence at the annual JSM (the Joint Statistical Meetings) meeting this year. Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, JSM was held online. JSM is the largest gathering of statisticians and data scientists held in North America. The theme for the conference was...
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...

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