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The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers public health training through Master of Science and doctoral degrees as well as a Dual Degree Program for academically motivated undergraduate students.

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Department Professor recognized as an MSU Foundation Professor

Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Dr. Honglei Chen has been recognized as an MSU Foundation Professor.


How good is your sense of smell?

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Professor Dr. Honglei Chen and his team found a possible link between poor sense of smell and a higher risk of pneumonia hospitalization.


Student-led research yields important discovery about clinical stroke trials

Brent Strong, an undergraduate student in Physiology who is also studying for the department’s minor in Global Public Health and Epidemiology, who works with Dr. Mathew Reeves had a recent study about underrepresentation of women in stroke trials published in prestigious medical journal.


Dr. Kip Bohnert presents at the Psychiatric Society Spring Meeting

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Dr. Kip Bohnert was a keynote speaker at the Michigan Psychiatric Society Spring Meeting.