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The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers public health training through Master of Science and doctoral degrees as well as a Dual Degree Program for academically motivated undergraduate students.

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Maternal mortality jumped 35% during pandemic's 1st 9 months, MSU study shows

The Michigan State University study includes obstetric causes of death, plus overdoses and homicides during pregnancy and postpartum months.



Iranian-American identity and the Woman, Life, Freedom Movement

Recent department PhD in Epidemiology graduate and postdoctoral student Yasi Zamani-Hank is currently completing her postdoctoral research in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Her research focuses on understanding the social determinants of racial and socioeconomic disparities in adverse birth outcomes and the role of adverse life experiences on women’s health. The news article focuses on life as an Iranian-American and how it has influenced her life.

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Epidemiologist and physician Nigel Paneth retires after nearly five decades of service

After nearly five decades as a pediatrician and an epidemiologist specialized in studying the causes and prevention of neurodevelopmental disabilities in infants, Nigel Paneth retired – sort of.


PhD in Epidemiology student paper published

Matthew Myers, a PhD student in Epidemiology, has just published a paper regarding trends in driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs.  Dr. Kip Bohnert, who is Matthew's advisor, also worked on the paper and is the senior author.