UW Department of Biostatistics


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Founded in 1970, the Department of Biostatistics is a recognized leader in the statistical sciences. Its 78 faculty include a Member of the United States National Academy of Sciences, two Members of the Institute of Medicine and 20 Fellows of the American Statistical Association. Our postdoctoral and graduate students are among the most talented in the country, and 488 alumni hold leadership roles in academia, government and industry worldwide. The Department is a center of excellence for development and application of statistical methodology across the health sciences, and has collaborative partnerships with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, and the Veteran’s Administration. To complement our research, we recently established the Center for Biomedical Statistics to provide consulting and collaborative services. For additional information, please explore our website or contact us.