The award, which will fund the team’s Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute-based research study, is among $157 million in new NIH funding being provided in support of a seven-year initiative called Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO).
Biostatistician Nicholas Reich, one of the leading researchers in the nation developing prediction models for infectious diseases such as influenza and dengue fever, recently received grants totaling more than $2 million to create better prediction methods for infectious disease worldwide.
Requirements include collecting and analyzing data; reviewing literature; drafting, revising and producing study reports.
The event will be held November 18, 2016 in the UMass Campus Center.
The Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology is searching to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position. Requirements include demonstrated potential to develop an extramurally funded research program in biostatistical methods and excellent teaching skills. Successful applicants will be dynamic, collaborative researchers, whose methodological work is inspired by pressing problems in public health.
The event brings alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends from all departments together to celebrate the SPHHS community.
Their method was the top overall performer in predicting the onset and peak timing of the 2015-2016 influenza season in the US.
Alexander Bodgan, Maegan Boutot, & Bryn Rothschild-Shea are among the winners.
She is among the experts contributing to the recent Guidelines for Accurate and Transparent Health Estimates Reporting.