About Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is rated as one of the nation's top biostatistics programs by U.S. News & World Report. 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. 


Veera Baladandayuthapani, PhD, Chair

  • 43 faculty
  • 259 students in our MS and PhD degree programs
  • 128 administrative and research staff
  • 15 Postdocs
  • $34.9M sponsored research

About Biostatistics

Department History

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our goal is to create and foster a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming department for students, staff and faculty with which we learn and practice diversity, equity, inclusion and respect for and with each other and in our scholarly work. Learn more.

Contact Information

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Biostatistics Faculty and Staff Directory

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

Telephone: 734-764-5450

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