March 19-22, 2023

2023 Fostering Diversity Sponsors

The Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics Workshop has been held at the annual ENAR Spring Meeting since 1999. This day-long workshop aims to increase the number of quantitatively skilled young scholars from under-represented minority groups enrolling in advanced degree programs in Biostatistics, so as to promote their participation in and contributions to our field. The next workshop is planned for the 2023 ENAR Spring Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.

ENAR would like to thank our Fostering Diversity Workshop Sponsors for their continued support.

Bristol Myers Squibb
Bristol Myers Squibb is a leading global biopharma company focused on discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients with serious diseases in areas including oncology, hematology, immunology, cardiovascular, fibrosis and neuroscience. Our employees work every day to transform patients’ lives through science.

The EMMES Company
The Emmes Company, LLC (“Emmes) is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches, develops and manufactures innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. Our biostatisticians, programmers and data scientists are transforming R&D decision-making from expert gut feel to one anchored in quantitative thinking and statistical analysis, thus enabling scientists to make data-driven choices, maximizing success and delivering more value to our patients.

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. To learn more about Lilly, please visit us at and

The Ohio State University, College of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics
The Division of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University has training programs leading to an MPH and MS in Biostatistics. Additionally, we offer an Interdisciplinary PhD in Biostatistics in partnership with the Department of Statistics at OSU.

University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics
The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is rated the top biostatistics program in the country by the National Academies. We bring biostatistical design and analysis expertise to a wide spectrum of health-related issues. Our faculty, students, and staff work in important and diverse areas of current biostatistical research; including Bayesian methods, causal inference, clinical trials, electronic health records, high dimensional inference, image analysis, longitudinal data analysis, machine learning, methods for missing data, mobile health, personalized prevention and treatment, statistical computing, statistical genetics, genomics and bioinformatics, survey research, and survival and event history analysis.

University of North Carolina
The Department of Biostatistics in the Gillings School of Global Public Health of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is consistently rated one of the top biostatistics programs in the country. The Department was established in 1949 with the goals to advance statistical science and, ultimately by its application, to improve human health. To achieve these goals, the Department of Biostatistics offers training and research programs to develop and apply innovative statistical methods to problems of human health and disease, including basic biomedical sciences. The Department’s mission is to forge dramatic advances in health science research that benefit human health in North Carolina, the US, and globally through the development of profound and paradigm-shifting innovations in biostatistical methodology and the thoughtful implementation of biostatistical practice to solve public health problems.

University of Rochester, Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, has a long record of excellence in methodological and collaborative research in the education of professionals in and users of statistics. The Department currently has 20 faculty with research interests spanning traditional biostatistics, stochastic modeling, bioinformatics and computational biology. Methodological research interests of the faculty include analysis of large-scale datasets (e.g., from high-throughput sequencing and imaging applications), Bayesian methods, causal inference, clinical trial design, dynamic treatment regimes, longitudinal data analysis, modeling and analysis of data derived from biological and social networks, nonparametric and semiparametric inference, order-restricted inference, smoothing techniques, statistical computing, stochastic modeling of complex cell systems, and survival analysis.