Biostatistics Admitted Student Experience

March 16, 2024

Henry F. Vaughan School of Public Health I
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

All events will be held in room 1690 unless otherwise noted.

In-Person Biostat

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan is excited to welcome to Ann Arbor its newest cohort of potential future Wolverines to the 2024 Biostatistics Admitted Student Experience (BASE). At this event, admitted students will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet members of the Michigan Biostatistics community including students, faculty and staff
  • Learn more about the field of Biostatistics, our department, the University and Ann Arbor
  • Learn about research being conducted by our community, including presentations by a faculty member and a current student
  • Engage with a student panel to answer your questions about life in the department and in Ann Arbor
  • Sit down with faculty for one-on-one or small group conversations
  • And much more!

We look forward to meeting you in-person for Biostatistics Admitted Student Day!


Travel & Accomodations Information

Schedule of Events:

(This schedule is tentative and subject to change)

Time Event Presenter
8:30am Registration & Breakfast  
9:00am Welcome to Michigan Biostatistics  
9:45am Faculty Research Presentation  
10:00am Student Research Presentation  
10:15am Break  
10:30am Admissions and Support  
10:45am Faculty & Staff Introductions  
11:00am Faculty Meetings  
1:00pm Lunch (Provided) and Meet & Greet with Faculty and Current Students  
2:00pm Information Session: Ann Arbor, Housing and Student Groups  
2:15pm Student Panel  
3:15pm Closing  
4:00pm Biostatistics Student Association Campus Tour
(meet in SPH I main lobby)
5:00pm Student Meet & Greet and Refreshments at Pizza House  

About our Research  

Biostatistics faculty and students are conducting cutting-edge research in bioinformatics, imaging, longitudinal data, missing data, survival analysis, statistical genetics, and many other areas.

We are involved in a wide range of collaborative research activities with faculty in the schools of public health, medicine, nursing, dentistry, and the U-M Institute for Social Research, among others. Both our methodological and collaborative research are well-funded through grants from the National Institutes of Health and other government and private agencies.


Biostatistics student, Tian Gu

Dr. Mousumi Banerjee discusses her research

Dr. Baladandayuthapani discusses his research

Dr. Peter Song discusses his COVID-19 research

About our Department

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.  

UM Biostatistics Photos

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About the School of Public Health

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