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The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers Master of Science and doctoral degrees in both Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

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Prestigious nomination for one of our students

The department is excited to share the news that Mr. Brent Strong, an undergraduate student in Physiology who is also studying for the department’s minor in Global Health and Epidemiology, has been nominated by the university for 3 prestigious scholarships: the Churchill, Rhodes, and Marshall. Brent is the only student in this year’s nomination list of 10 students to be nominated for all 3 awards!
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15 doctors send message to Michiganders on wearing masks, following science

Dr. Dawn Misra, MHS, PhD, chair and professor of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, along with Dr. Nigel Paneth, MD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Pediatrics are part of a coalition of health experts stressing the importance of wearing masks and following science.



Have you had your flu shot yet?

Influenza is a serious illness and leads to high levels of hospitalization and deaths in the U.S. every year.  Annual influenza vaccines are proven to reduce your risk of getting the flu as well as to reduce the severity of flu if you do get it. The virus changes every year so everyone needs to be vaccinated each year to be protected. 


Award for PhD in Epidemiology student

Colleen MacCallum, MS, a PhD student in Epidemiology, recently submitted and was awarded a F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development.