Biostatistics and Epidemiology


Sharon Homan, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
UNTHSC School of Public Health

The knowledge and skills of biostatistics and epidemiology are essential for many careers in public health, healthcare, and medicine.  The mission of the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology is to train future health professionals who are committed to studying the distribution and determinants of diseases and other health-related conditions in both population and clinical settings, while developing the methodological, analytical, and communication skills for research design, data analysis, and interpretation of results.  The degree programs offered by the department include MPH in Biostatistics, MPH in Epidemiology, Joint MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, PhD in Biostatistics, and PhD in Epidemiology.   The graduates from the department have found employment in academia, public health departments, research organizations, and industry.  

For admissions information, please contact Ms. Liz Medders or call 1-877-868-7741.

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This page last updated 19th Nov 2014