Learning Health Systems K12 Program Names Inaugural Scholars

May 08, 2019
The first four scholars in the Learning Health Systems (LHS) K12 Career Development Program were recently appointed. The LHS K12, a new program, supports the career development of scientists at UCSF and affiliate institutions who conduct patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) within LHS. 

Cancer Division Considered Among Best in the Country

By Rachel Cox on April 05, 2019
John Witte, PhD says the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Cancer Epidemiology Division “is arguably one of the strongest cancer epidemiology groups in the country.” What supports his claim? As chief of the division, Witte points to its breadth and depth: an extremely active and large...

Department announces new division structure, leadership

April 04, 2019
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is pleased to announce a new, modified division structure, division chiefs and chief designates: Bioinformatics Mark Segal, chief until July 2020; Katie Pollard, chief designate

Prostate Cancer Disparities Greatest in Low-Risk Disease

December 21, 2018
A new UCSF-led study investigating prostate cancer deaths by race has found that African American men have twice the chance of dying from low-risk prostate cancer than men of other racial and ethnic groups, even after adjusting for socioeconomic status.

Podcast: Person-centered Maternity Care in Low- and Middle-income Countries

December 18, 2018
In a podcast, Patience Afulani, PhD, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,  talks about her paper Person-centred maternity care in low-income and middle-income countries.

Clinical and Translational Sciences Training Hub Moves Administrative Home to DEB

November 20, 2018
The Clinical and Translational Science Training Institute (CTST) has a new administrative home in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB).

Faculty Interview with Meghan Morris, PhD, MPH

November 01, 2018
Meghan Morris, PhD, MPH, talks to the School of Medicine about her role at UCSF as a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics and as a John A. Watson faculty scholar.

Pollard, Ye Among Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Grantees

September 28, 2018
Katherine Pollard, PhD, and Jimmie Ye, PhD, both professors in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics are among researchers on intercampus teams awarded grants from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, a nonprofit medical research organization. Pollard and Ye are among 42 project leaders and...

DEB Welcomes Four New Faculty

September 10, 2018
The following have recently joined the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics faculty:

Important Cancer Tracking Registry to Locate at UCSF

August 01, 2018
The Greater Bay Area Cancer Registry, which has been at the forefront of cancer data collection throughout the region for more than 40 years and has helped lead to improved state and national understanding of cancer, is moving its headquarters and management to UC San Francisco.