Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Improving Population Health Through Research and Training




In the News

December 2018

M. Kit Delgado, MD, MSCE, is studying how to “gamify”—or create incentives for—safety steps, so that it becomes “a much more engaging experience and more fun” to stay off the phone while driving.

December 2018

Black and Hispanic Americans quit smoking successfully only half as often as their white counterparts. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $11 million for researchers led by Scott Halpern, MD, PhD, M.Bioethics, to find out what could help.

October 2018

A rule change significantly reduces concussions from kickoffs, an especially dangerous play, in college football, reported Douglas Wiebe, PhD, and colleagues recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The positive results in the Ivy League athletic conference show how a public-health intervention can emerge from collaboration among injury epidemiologists, coaches and athletic trainers, commented Dr. Wiebe.

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