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Biostatistics

The Biostatistics program is within the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in the School of Medicine.

This program provides the student with a good foundation in:

  • the basics of applied statistics,
  • the fundamentals of numerous problems in the areas of health,
  • an ability to apply statistical knowledge to health-related data,
  • an ability to understand the problems and deal with the personalities of health care personnel, and
  • an ability to use computers to good advantage.

Depending on the completed undergraduate coursework the MStat Biostatistics program can take two to three years to complete.

Please see the Biostatistics Curriculum and Policy Manual for requirements, deadlines and courses.

Sample Final Projects

Statistical Techniques to Address Errors in Measurement of Physical Activity in a Case-Control Study

Biostatistics Contacts

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Professor Marlene Egger

391 Chipeta Way
801.587.3335
email

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Elizabeth Johnson

Academic Advisor
801.585.6808
email

Last Updated: 6/24/20