Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo to Receive Harold S. Luft Mentoring Award

June 24, 2019
Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Harold S. Luft Award for Mentoring in Health Services and Health Policy Research, awarded by the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies.

Biostatistics faculty collaborate and create

June 04, 2019
It’s not surprising that the faculty in the Biostatistics division of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics are sought-after collaborators on campus, given that UCSF is the top public recipient of National Institutes of Health research funding.

Paul Wesson named Watson Scholar, joins department faculty

May 30, 2019
Paul Wesson, PhD has been selected to join the 2019 class of John A. Watson Faculty Scholar program.

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.