Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, MD
12:00 pm —  6:00 pm   (Workshop)
   6:00 pm — 7:00 pm   (Expo)

Cost to attend is free.
Travel funding available.

  • Registration is required
  • Lunch will be provided
  • Registration Deadline is on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

The Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society will be hosting the 2024 Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics Workshop. The workshop will focus on connecting underrepresented minority students interested in biostatistics with professional (bio)statisticians in academia, government, and industry. The target audience will include high school, undergraduate, as well as graduate students.

The workshop will feature:

  • Hands-on computing activities for high school and undergraduate students.
  • Roundtable discussions for students focusing on preparing for a graduate degree in biostatistics and transitioning to the career market.
  • Roundtable discussions for professionals focusing on supporting, recruiting, and retaining students.
  • Panel discussions between students and professionals focusing on career opportunities and mentoring.
  • Career and graduate school expo for students of all levels.

SPONSORING: If you or your organization is interested in sponsoring the FDBW or to learn more about the workshop, please contact:

Danisha Baker, PhD
Diversity Workshop Co-chair
Phone: (404) 313-1893
Kay See Tan, PhD
Diversity Workshop Co-chair
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Phone: (646) 227-3673

Diversity Workshop Planning Committee:
Name Company
Lorin Crawford Microsoft
Tina Davenport Duke University
HarLeigh Haynie Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Miguel Marino Oregon Health & Science University
Ana Ortega-Villa NIH
Alana Willis Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Jarcy Zee University of Pennsylvania

Registration is now closed.