Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Improving Population Health Through Team Science and Training




In the News

July 2017

What can we learn from the clinical response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa? Susan Ellenberg, PhD, comments.

July 2017

Recurrent cases of Clostridium difficile, the most common healthcare-linked infection in the U.S., are soaring, found James Lewis, MD, MSCE in a new study. How safe is our most promising treatment? “While we know that fecal microbiota transplantation is generally safe and effective in the short term, we need to establish the long-term safety of this procedure,” says Dr. Lewis.

June 2017

We can safely offer 1,000 more transplant kidneys in the U.S. every year to people like Irma Hendricks, asserts David Goldberg, MD, MSCE in this NBC Nightly News coverage. A call from Peter Reese, MD, MSCE, changed Hendricks's life: "I can get you a transplant, but I'm going to have to give you hepatitis C to do it."

About the CCEB

How can we answer and anticipate the pressing health issues we face together as a society? At the CCEB we rise to that challenge through research and training in epidemiology and in biostatistics. We solve problems facing patients and populations. MORE