5th –Year Masters Biostatistics Program

5th –Year Masters Biostatistics Program

Director of Masters Graduate Program
Christopher Schmid, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics

The 5th-year masters in Biostatistics allows students to graduate with a bachelors degree after eight semesters and then enter a masters program at Brown. Two undergraduate level courses may be carried forward to the graduate program. Admission must be approved by the Public Health Program and by the Graduate School.

Major areas of faculty research include Bayesian inference, analysis of biomarkers and diagnostic tests, causal inference and missing data, time series and functional data analysis, modeling of social networks, bioinformatics, statistical genetics, longitudinal data, meta-analysis, and multilevel modeling. Faculty collaborate actively with investigators in several areas, including cancer prevention and screening, genomics and bioinformatics, neurosciences, social science and health policy, behavioral genetics, and HIV/AIDS.

Contact Us

Administrative Manager for Biostatistics
Denise T. Arver
Box G-S121-7
Providence, RI 02912
office: (401) 863-9831