Successful PhD Defense – Zhuoran Zhang!

Congratulations to Zhuoran Zhang who successfully defended his thesis entitled “Improved Prediction Modeling And Assessment Under Biased Sampling”! Zhuoran has begun a new career at Merck where he holds the title Senior Biostatistician.

Congratulations, Zhuoran!

Assistant Professor Mary Ryan

Congratulations to former lab member Mary Ryan who recently joined the faculty in the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison! Read more about Mary and her accomplishments here:

Congratulations to Christina Magana-Ramirez: NSF GRFP Recipient!

Congratulations to Christina Magana-Ramirez for being named a 2023 NSF Graduate Research Fellow! This prestigious award is highly selective. Only 12 were awarded in the area of Statistics this year. You can read more about Christina and her accomplishment here:

Congratulations, Christina!!!

New Publication – Roy Zawadzki

Congratulations to Roy Zawadzki on his new publication entitled “Frameworks for estimating causal effects in observational settings: comparing confounder adjustment and instrumental variables”! Read it here:

Successful PhD Defense – Olivia Bernstein-Morgan!

Congratulations to Olivia Bernstein-Morgan on the successful defense of her PhD dissertation entitled “On Generalizable Inference and Prediction for Biased Samples”. Olivia has begun a new career with FDA where she holds the title Mathematical Statistician. Congratulations, Olivia!

New Publication: Navneet Hakhu!

Hakhu NR, Gillen DL, Grill JD; Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. Dyadic Enrollment in a Phase 3 Mild Cognitive Impairment Clinical Trial. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2022 Apr 29. doi: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000506. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35482891.

Mikaela Nishida Receives NSF GRFP Honorable Mention!

Congratulations to Mikaela Nishida for receiving an Honorable Mention for her NSF GRFP proposal. Mikaela’s proposal is on the use of oversampling in the nested case-control design for addressing health disparities in biomarker discovery.