FEATURED NEWS SLIDER Dr. Qiu, Changyi Li and Dean Perri - MS Award Biostatistics 2015 Student Award Recipients

Two biostatistics students were honored for their accomplishments at the annual Convocation Ceremony for the College of Public Health and Health Professions on Saturday, May 2nd.  Dr. Peihua Qiu, Professor […]

FEATURED NEWS SLIDER Dean Perri and Yifan Zhu - Dean's Scholar Award PHHP Dean’s Scholar Award to Yifan Zhu

At the annual PHHP Convocation Ceremony held on May 2nd at the Hilton UF Conference Center, Yifan Zhu, a fifth year PhD student, was the recipient of the prestigious Dean’s Scholar award, […]

FEATURED NEWS SLIDER Ira Longini OUTBREAK UF Researchers Join Worldwide Response to Ebola

Ira Longini has long experience in modeling infectious diseases, from the annual versions of influenza to the exotic chikungunya, and cholera and dengue in between. “About seven or eight years […]

FEATURED NEWS SLIDER Qi An 2015 PhD Student Interns with Bayer Healthcare

Qi An, a third year PhD student in Biostatistics, has accepted a 12-week clinical statistics summer internship with Bayer HealthCare in Whippany, New Jersey.  As an intern within the Clinical […]

NEWS_FACULTY_KenahEben Vaccination Risks

Reporters from the Miami Herald recently reached out to Dr. Eben Kenah, assistant professor with the department of biostatistics, for his expertise on vaccine efficacy. In an article published on February […]

FEATURED NEWS SLIDER Meenakshi Devidas July 2015 UF Researcher Appointed Lead Statistician for Cancer Research Consortium

University of Florida biostatistician Meenakshi Devidas, Ph.D., has been named group statistician of the Children’s Oncology Group, the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to pediatric cancer research. Devidas will lead […]

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Welcome to the Department of Biostatistics

Clinical and Translational Research Building The mission of the Department of Biostatistics is to develop, disseminate and apply biostatistical and analytical methods for research in the health sciences, encompassing both research design and analysis.  We strive to advance knowledge in biostatistics and health through educational programs for students and researchers, and we provide leadership and outstanding scholarship in research, teaching, and service in fulfillment of this mission.

The department headquarters are housed in the Clinical and Translational Research Building, with the Center for Statistical and Quantitative Infectious Diseases (CSQUID) located at Dauer Hall and the Children's Oncology Group Statistics and Data Center located off-campus.  The Department shares space with several other departments including UF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Institute on Aging.


2015 Seminar Series:

September 23, 2015 - 12:00-1:00 CTRB 3162
Lance A. Waller
Professor and Chair
Department of Biostatistics
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University

September 30, 2015-12:00-1:00 CTRB 5235
Susan Nittrouer
Professor and chair
Department of speech, language, and hearing sciences
University of Florida

October 7, 2015-12:00-1:00 CTRB 3161/3162
Rong Chen
Professor of Statistics
Department of Statistics
Rutgers University

November 13, 2015-11:00-12:00 CTRB 3161/3162

Ruzong Fan, Ph.D.
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch (BBB)
Division of Intramural Population Health Research (DIPHR)
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

November 18-12:00-1:00 CTRB 5235
George Michailidis
Preeminent Professor of Statistics
Director of the Informatics Institute
University of Florida

November 20, 2015 - 11:00-12:00 CTRB 3161/3162
Naihua Duan
Professor Emeritus
Division of Biostatistics
Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University

December 4, 2015 - 11:00-12:00 CTRB 3161/3162
Guanghua (Andy) Xiao
Associate Professor
Quantitative Biomedical Research Center
Department of Clinical Sciences
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center

January 29, 2016 - TBA
Raymond J. Carroll
Distinguished Professor & Jill and Stuart A. Harlin 83 Chair in Statistics
Department of Statistics
Texas A&M University

Next Department Meeting

October 16, 2015  9:30 - 4:00pm Retreat

Faculty Search

Recruiting Research Assistant or Associate Professor Position
Presently the application review is ongoing for a Research Assistant or Associate Professor position and will continue until the position is successfully filled. If interested and wish to apply please click  here.

UF Biostatistics Faculty


Our faculty members include leaders in the development of statistical methods for clinical trials, survival analysis, decision theory and genetic studies. Their mission is to provide scholarship in biostatistics and partnership in research for the six colleges of UF's Health Science Center, as well as the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the UF Shands Cancer Center, the McKnight Brain Institute and other academic units across UF.

Widely published in academic journals and well-funded by numerous sponsors, such as the National Institutes of Health, the Children's Oncology Group Foundation, St. Baldrick's Foundation and the Department of Veterans Affairs, biostatistics faculty members are performing critical scientific investigations that offer many opportunities for students in the department's Ph.D., M.S., and M.P.H. programs.

The Department is located in the Clinical and Translational Research Building , with the Center for Statistical Quantitative Infectious Disease (CSQUID) being located in Dauer Hall. The Department shares space with several other departments and UF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Institute on Aging.

To learn more about the Department of Biostatistics, we invite you to explore our web site as well as