Committees

Biostatistics Committees, 2016-17

Executive Committee

Oversees all aspects of the program and implements recommendations of various group committees. *Note, Vice-Chair to be appointed from within Executive Committee members at Fall Executive Committee meeting.

Kyoungmi Kim
Group Chair to June 30, 2019
Jiming Jiang Vice-Chair to June 30, 2017
Daniel Tancredi
Member to June 30, 2019
Diana Miglioretti Member to June 30, 2019
Thomas Lee
Member to June 30, 2018
Ana-Maria Iosif
Member to June 30, 2019
Hans-Georg Mueller Member to June 30, 2017
Adam Furst Student Rep. to June 30, 2017

Admissions and Awards Committee

Reviews student applications and makes decisions regarding admission & support

Fushing Hsieh
Admissions Chair to june 30, 2018
Rahman Azari Member to June 30, 2018
Ana-Maria Iosif
Member to June 30, 2018
Patrice Koehl
Member to June 30, 2018
Gerald Quon
Member to June 30, 2018

Educational Policy and Curriculum Committee

Monitors program, suggests improvement, and handles student petitions

David Rocke Chair  to June 30, 2017
Rahman Azari Member  to June 30, 2017
Heejung Bang Member  to June 30, 2017
Prabir Burman Member to June 30, 2017
Jiming Jiang Member  to June 30, 2017
Phil Kass Member to June 30, 2017
Triston Mosbacher
Student Representative to June 30, 2017

Committee of Graduate Advisers

Serve as graduate advisers; advising chair has signatory authority over all advising matters

Fushing Hsieh
Chair, PhD Adviser; Admissions Adviser to Aug 31, 2017
Prabir Burman Member, MS Adviser to Aug 31, 2017
Rahman Azari Member to Aug 31, 2017
Laurel Beckett Member to Aug 31, 2017
Phil Kass Member to Aug 31, 2017

Membership Committee

Reviews membership and makes recommendations regarding admission of new members and discontinuation of membership

Jie Peng Chair  to June 30, 2017
Kyoungmi Kim Member  to June 30, 2017
Chih-Ling Tsai Member  to June 30, 2017

Seminar and Group Activities

Charged with organization and evaluation of group ballots, seminars, student recruitment, student and faculty retreats, outreach and publicity, and other group activities

Diana Miglioretti
Chair  to June 30, 2017
Philip Kass Member  to June 30, 2017
Jiming Jiang Member  to June 30, 2017
Teresa Filshtein Student Representative to June 30, 2017

Graduate Student Association Representative 2016-17

NN to June 30, 2016

Examinations Committees, 2016-17

Master's Comprehensive Exam

Rahman Azari Member to June 30, 2017
Bruce Rannala
Member to June 30, 2017
Danielle Harvey Alternate Member to June 30, 2017

The third member is Chair of M.S. comprehensive exam committee, and is decided by student and graduate adviser

Ph.D. Written Pre-Qualifying Exam 2016-17

Daniel Tancredi
Exam Chair  
Fushing Hsieh Chair BST 222
Chin-Shang Li Member BST 222
Heejung Bang Member BST 222
Hans-Georg Mueller Chair BST 223
Ana-Maria Iosif
Member BST 223
Jane-Ling Wang Member BST 223

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