is home to internationally recognized faculty engaged in both collaborative and methodological research who have flourished in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health's deep culture of collaborative interdisciplinary science.
Faculty areas of expertise include biostatistics applied to pre-clinical, clinical and population health research; biomedical and clinical informatics; and statistical genetics and genomics.
As part of its scholarly missions, the department serves as a resource for investigators in the basic and clinical sciences. Members of the department collaborate with scientists and clinicians from departments and centers across the UW-Madison campus and the state, including the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, the Carbone Cancer Center, and the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation.
The department maintains strong ties to the world-class Departments of Statistics and of Computer Science at UW-Madison, through which most graduate students are trained.