News & Updates

Jun. 3, 2019
In recent years, clinical trials have become increasingly sophisticated as they incorporate genomic studies and embed quality of life objectives. Reflecting this, Susan Halabi, PhD and Stefan Michiels, PhD edited “A Textbook of Clinical Trials in Oncology: A Statistical Perspective” with the goal to provide readers with a sound foundation...
May. 17, 2019
The Duke Master of Biostatistics Program and PhD Programs held the first joint PhD and Masters graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2019. Dr. Huiman Barnhart, Director of Graduate Studies for the PhD program welcomed everyone and congratulated Fan Li, as the first PhD candidate to successfully complete his PhD...
May. 13, 2019
Dr. Tenenbaum, founding faculty member of the Division of Translational Biomedical Informatics within the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, has been named as the Chief Data Officer for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). As the Chief Data Officer, Dr. Tenenbaum will develop strategies to use...
Apr. 23, 2019
Faculty Huiman Barnhart was recently named a 2019 Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). She joins nine other members of the B&B Department as an ASA Fellow. Statisticians are considered worthy of the title of fellow based on their contributions to the profession, to the association, and to society...
Apr. 16, 2019
Creating Collaborations and Connections with Academic, Government and Industry Statisticians More than 250 participants from across the country attended the 6th Duke-Industry Statistics Symposium (DISS 2019) “ Innovative Design and Analysis for Drug and Device Developments. ” Dr. Warren Kibbe, introduced the first speaker, Duke Vice Provost for Research, Dr...

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