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Stephen Hynes

Biostatistics alum: Thanks to rigorous, comprehensive training, his skills are in high demand

Stephen Hynes, MS ‘22

Stephen Hynes is a statistician in the medical technology division at Johnson & Johnson, work that he finds very rewarding. His team supports the research and statistical study of a line of medical devices that have been developed for people suffering with cardiac arrhythmia, an irregular heartbeat that occurs when the electrical impulses that coordinate the heart's activity fail to function properly.

Frances Dean

Epidemiologist with a dual degree in social work set to begin career with Defense Health Agency

Frances Dean, MPH, MSW

Now that Frances Dean has earned a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the School of Public Health and a Master of Social Work and Personal Practice from the School of Social Work after graduating in December, Dean is committed to working in the public health field for the federal government for the next two and a half years as a behavioral epidemiologist.

Emily Martin

Driving interdisciplinary strategies for Combating Infectious Diseases

Emily Martin

Emily Martin, associate professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is a core investigator for the CDC’s US Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network, the CDC’s IVY network for hospital vaccine effectiveness, and the NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Response. She is the faculty lead for the new Public Health IDEAS for Combating Infectious Diseases.

Justin Colacino

Tackling health disparities is passion for Michigan Public Health researcher

Justin Colacino

Justin Colacino, PhD ’14, associate professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and Enrique W. Neblett Jr., professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, are the faculty leads for the new Public Health IDEAS for Building Health Equity initiative.

Tian Gu

Biostatistics PhD alumna's research is 'motivated, driven by ultimate goal to create better, fairer precision health'

Tian Gu, MS ’17, PhD ‘21

Serendipity has steered Tian Gu, MS ’17, PhD ‘21, from China to the United States, mechanical engineering to statistics, and corporate work to academia. Through all the lucky breaks or happy chances, Gu has discovered her niche in biostatistics. Though she said, “It was Michigan Biostatistics that chose me,” when she was pursuing a graduate degree program in statistics.