Lauren MacConnachie

Personal experiences lead student to pursuing a Biostatistics master's degree

Lauren MacConnachie

Lauren MacConnachie’s personal and professional experiences led her to be deeply interested in public health. Now, she is graduating with a Master of Science in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. In the fall, she will remain at the Michigan Public Health as she begins her pursuit of a doctorate degree in Epidemiology.

Rachel Davis

Biostatistics student inspired to make a 'positive impact on people's lives'

Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis, who is graduating from the University of Michigan School of Public Health with a Master of Science in Biostatistics, has always been intrigued by the immense amount of information one could learn from a dataset. She decided she wanted to use statistics to better the world in some way.

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.

geremy lowe mph

Loved ones' health struggles drive MPH student to improve care for all

Geremy Lowe

Geremy Lowe chose to earn his MPH in the hopes that he could better the conditions of the health care systems that he’s watched friends and family struggle to navigate. He’s now taking on two graduate-level degree programs to learn to use health data and history to reimagine the experience that vulnerable populations face in healthcare.