Department of Biostatistics
Research and Study
The Yale School of Public Health Biostatistics department helps research and study the most challenging problems in biology, medicine & public health. The Department of Biostatistics develops quantitative methodologies and tools for rigorous scientific research to solve the world’s most challenging problems in biology, medicine and public health. Our view of biostatistics encompasses all aspects of the scientific method, from study design and data collection to computation, statistical analysis and interpretation of findings.
Biostats faculty are leaders in the research, development and application of statistical methods in the areas below.
Division of Health Informatics
The Division of Health Informatics is invested in training and research around issues surrounding big data acquisition and its management in health care as well as biomedical and public health research. The science of health informatics drives innovation-defining future approaches to information and knowledge management in biomedical research, clinical care and public health.
Areas of Interest
Statistical Genetics/Genomics, Spatial Statistics and Modeling
Causal Inference, Observational Studies and Implementation Science Methodology
Health Informatics, Data Science and Reproducibility
Clinical Trials and Outcomes
Machine Learning and High Dimensional Data
Latest News in Biostatistics
- February 23, 2023
YSPH biostatistician part of award-winning Yale team
- February 14, 2023Source: Yale Public Health magazine
Multidisciplinary COPPER Center Brings a Public Health Lens to Cancer Care
- January 26, 2023
3 Essential Questions: New vaccine recommendations for COVID-19
- January 20, 2023Source: USA Today
How often do you need a COVID booster shot? Yearly, new data suggests.