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; includingBayesian 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. Our graduates have great job opportunities in fields such as academics, government, industry (e.g. biotech, pharmaceuticals), and at medical research institutions.

This Is Statistics

The Department of Biostatistics supports the American Statistical Association's This is Statistics campaign to provide students with a better understanding of the field and related career opportunities. Learn more at www.ThisisStatistics.org.

Biostatistics Facts and Figures:

  • Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD, Chair
  • 42 faculty
  • 196 students: 89 PhD, 107 MS, 22 OJ/OC
  • 117 staff: 9 support staff, 108 research staff, 11 post-docs
  • $50M sponsored research

Department History

Department History (PDF)

Faculty Timeline (PDF)

Contact Information

Biostatistics Faculty and Staff Directory

E-mail: sph.bio.inquiries@umich.edu

Telephone: 734-764-5450

Department of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
Fax: 734-763-2215