Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics aims to understand and improve the health of populations, promote social justice, and enable evidence-based public health policy through methodologically rigorous quantitative research.

Faculty members are engaged in cutting edge research to address current public health issues in New York City and around the world. The department offers an MPH in epidemiology and biostatistics as well as PhD and DPH degree in epidemiology. Our mission is to train the next cadre of public health practitioners, epidemiologists, and biostatisticians in rigorous epidemiologic and statistical methods and their applications to pressing public health problems.

Department Chair

Elizabeth Kelvin

Doctoral Director

Heidi Jones

Department Faculty

Listing of EPIBIOS faculty

Department Administrator

Himani Sharma