Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Improving Population Health Through Research and Training




In the News

April 2020

The path to vaccines and treatments during epidemics such as COVID-19: Hoping to avoid mistakes made during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Susan Ellenberg, PhD, and coauthors of the WHO’s R&D Blueprint group call for a new clinical trials “core protocol.”

March 2020

We believe that as many as one million Americans who fall victiem to COVID-19 will need the support of ventilators — five times the number we have, writes critical care physician Meghan Brooks Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP, FCCM. However, there are at least three steps we can take to give everyone the best chance.

March 2020

President Trump has argued for widespread use of some promising drugs for COVID-19: “What have you got to lose?” Patients treated with drugs that haven’t been adequately studied have plenty to lose, writes Susan Ellenberg, PhD, in Slate.

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