Department of Biostatistics

Department of Biostatistics
We are offering COVID-19 Biostatistical Consultations

The Biostatistics Department at the NYU School of Global Public Health is offering statistical consulting for COVID-19 related research projects.  We can help with study design, data analysis, machine learning, survey design, observational studies, prediction modeling, and many other methods.

There is no charge for this service; we will prioritize projects according to our availability and expertise.

Please fill out this form with your details and request.

For updates on all of our department's research efforts in response to COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 Research page.


Quantitative Public Health Data Literacy Training
Quantitative Public Health Data Literacy Training program

NYU School of Global Public Health and the GrassROOTS Community Foundation are collaborating to provide a FREE 4 week statistical training program! Intended for high school students (9-12 graders) and undergraduates, the Quantitative Public Health Data Literacy Training program is a great opportunity for students to develop computing and analytic skills in today's popular statistical programs through the public health lens. We highly encourage students attending community colleges, minority serving institutions or historically black colleges and universities to apply.  

Click below to apply to the program. Deadline is Monday, July 6.

Apply for the Quantitative Public Health Data Literacy Training

Department News

Upcoming Events

All previously scheduled Spring 2020 offerings have passed, but we are working on further remote offerings and will add them here as details become available. In the meantime, please see below for video recordings of our recent events:

About the department

Department of Biostatistics at NYU GPH is engaged in three inter-related activities that aim to improve Public Health through rigorous research and that educate future practitioners, leaders and researchers.  We strive for excellence in:

  1. innovative and groundbreaking methodological research that is relevant to critical Public Health research
  2. collaborative research in pressing and important Public Health issues;
  3. education and training of students from diverse backgrounds in cutting edge statistical methods for design and analysis of studies used in Public Health research, as well as theoretical foundations that will serve as the basis for future innovations. 

Christopher Park, MPH '19

"Critical and conceptual understanding of data is necessary for public health research. My biostatistics courses have helped me to develop statistical analytic skills that shape the way I think about data management and utilization in a way that’s fit for public health discoveries."