Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Preventive Medicine


The Division of Biostatistics is the academic home of 20 methodologic and collaborative faculty biostatisticians and 20 statistical analysts / programmers. Division members engage in statistical methods development and application, research design and statistical computing for health science research. Division faculty are critical leaders on research teams uniting faculty from the Department of Preventive Medicine as well as the Feinberg School of Medicine and the university as a whole.

Faculty interests encompass Bayesian methods bioinformatics, causal inference, computational biology, clinical trials, diagnostic testing, longitudinal modeling, missing data modeling, semi-parametric models, spatial modeling, statistical genetics, and survival analysis.

Division faculty and staff lead and contribute to:

Division faculty teach in Program in Public Health degree programs: 

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