About Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is rated the top biostatistics program in the country by the National Academies. We bring biostatistical design and analysis expertise to a wide spectrum of health-related issues. Our faculty, students, and staff work in important and diverse areas of current biostatistical research; including Bayesian methods, causal inference, clinical trials, electronic health records, high dimensional inference, image analysis, longitudinal data analysis, machine learning, methods for missing data, mobile health, personalized prevention and treatment, statistical computing, statistical genetics, genomics and bioinformatics, survey research, and survival and event history analysis.


Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD, Chair

  • 43 faculty
  • 201 students in our MS and PhD degree programs
  • 22 students in our Executive Masters (OJ/OC) program
  • 129 administrative and research staff
  • $35M sponsored research

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1415 Washington Heights, M4210
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029