Bhramar Mukherjee and Jeremy Taylor of Michigan Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics received prestigious awards from the American Statistical Association. Mukherjee received the Karl E. Peace Award for Outstanding Statistical Contributions for the Betterment of Society and Taylor the Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Award.
Advancing Care: Nurse Practitioners, At-Risk Communities, and the Ever-Expanding Education that Puts Nurses at the Heart of Serving Communities in Need
Nurses have been playing a unique and vital role in our battles against disease for centuries. Since the 1960s in the US, nurses have been at the forefront not only of health care services but also of health care administration and management. Nurses continue evolving their skills and the profession itself to meet needs beyond even their own imaginations and comfort levels.
Q&A with Abram Wagner
We’re all wondering when we can return to work, see friends and family, and get back to some sense of normal. Meanwhile, we might notice that a planned temporary hospital wasn’t built or that some data seems to show a reduction in the spread of coronavirus. What do we do with emerging shades of gray in a situation that seemed so black and white not too long ago?
Q&A with Rupam Bhattacharyya
Rupam Bhattacharyya, a doctoral student at Michigan Public Health, is part of a team of researchers that, as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded around the world, used standard epidemiologic models to do a situational assessment of the crisis in India—providing real-time data for authorities to assist leadership in addressing this global pandemic.
Q&A with Bhramar Mukherjee
Bhramar Mukherjee, a professor and chair of biostatistics at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, leads a team of researchers that, as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded around the world, used standard epidemiologic models to do a situational assessment of the crisis in India—providing real-time data for authorities to assist leadership in addressing this global pandemic.
Q&A with Neil K. Mehta
Humans produce a lot of data, and it seems the current epidemic crisis has accelerated our production of and engagement with numbers, graphs, and maps. But we can learn a lot from all the statistics, especially if we know how to digest and interpret it all. Demography expert Neil Mehta shares his thoughts on how to follow and understand the coronavirus outbreak in a meaningful way.