The Division of Biostatistics offers degrees in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health data science and molecular epidemiology, and is home to researchers working on ground-breaking studies in this evolving field.
WILLIAM JAMES GAUDERMAN, PHD
Division Chief, Division of Biostatistics
William James Gauderman
Kane Vu earns his Bachelor of Science in Global Health, and is set to earn his Master of Science in Global Medicine in fall 2022. Why did you choose to pursue your degree? I chose Global Health because I was intrigued by the idea of learning about health on a global...
Jaxon Abercrombie earns his Master of Science in Public Health Data Science and Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention through the progressive degree program. Why did you choose to pursue your degree? This May, I am fortunate to be graduating...
Faculty Members of the Division of Biostatistics
The USC Master of Public Health program is a product of the University of Southern California’s commitment to the health and well-being of its surrounding communities, as well as nationally and internationally.
Summer scholars will conduct cutting-edge research in the laboratories of faculty members from the USC Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute (DORI) and will be exposed to basic science, translational, and clinical research experiences. The summer session culminates with students presenting their research findings to the KSOM community at large.
Students receive formal training in biostatistics and meet experts in epidemiology, molecular biology, cancer, and clinical research with opportunities to work on real data sets. Students receive 2.0 units of college credit, and housing at USC, meals, transportation and tuition is covered.
The Keck School of Medicine’s Bridging the Gaps Summer Research Program will provide an opportunity to outstanding underrepresented students to gain meaningful exposure to the exceptional research and clinical programs at the Keck School of Medicine.
The Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics is designed to prepare a biostatistician with in-depth statistical and analytic skills. The program requires a solid background in the methodological aspects of statistics, and in statistical thinking as applied to medicine, as well as, a solid grounding in epidemiological methods and in certain medical disciplines.
The Master of Science in Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology is designed for students interested in epidemiological and clinical trial study design and data analysis.
Centers, Institutes, Labs
OverviewThe mission of the Population Health Sciences COVID-19 Pandemic Research Center (CPRC) is to promote translational research using multi-disciplinary approaches to understand and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the health of populations, especially the...