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Findings in biomedicine and public health should be supported by reliable evidence, not fiction or fashion. Mailman School biostatisticians know that research must take chance, variability, and uncertainty into account.

Welcome Dr. Berhane!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Kiros Berhane, PhD, as Chair of the Department of Biostatistics, as of January 1, 2020. Read More

Why Biostatistics?

MS Student Taylor Brackin describes how data can improve healthcare policy, practice, and population health. Watch Now


From Consulting Services to data coordination centers, Biostatistics faculty share expertise in study design and analysis. Learn about our work. 

Current Students

Find out about degree requirements, course descriptions, certificates, practicum information, financial aid, and other resources. Read More

Degree Programs

Get an MPH, MS, DrPH, or PhD in biostatistical research pertaining to clinical trials, brain imaging, cancer, mental health, and more. Learn More


The BEST Diversity Program is funded to serve undergraduate students who come from backgrounds currently underrepresented in Public Health research. Learn More