Announcing our 2020 Graduates

The faculty and staff of the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics are proud to announce this year’s 27 graduates. The graduates represent a mix of students. Eight students graduated from our MS in Biomedical Data Science Program and 19 students graduated from MS and PhD programs housed in different departments.

Please join us in congratulating these graduates on their accomplishments and wishing them the best in their future endeavors.

2020 Graduates

wdt_ID Name Degree and Program column Advisor Next Steps
1 Dandi Chen MS in Biomedical Data Science Professor Mark Craven UW-Madison's PhD in Population Health program
2 Lianlian Du MS in Biomedical Data Science Professor Rick Chappell UW-Madison's PhD in Biomedical Data Science program
3 Jifan Gao MS in Biomedical Data Science Assistant Professor Guanhua Chen and Professor Mark Craven UW-Madison's PhD in Clinical Investigation program
4 Yujia Shi MS in Biomedical Data Science Professor Colin Dewey Chinese University of Hong Kong's PhD in Biomedical Data Sciences program
5 Alexandra Spicer MS in Biomedical Data Science Professor Karl Broman Data Scientist in Dr. Matthew Churpek's Data Science Group at the University Hospital in Madison
6 Noah Stafford MS in Biomedical Data Science Associate Professor Sushmita Roy Summer internship at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
7 Matt Stone MS in Biomedical Data Science Professor Karl Broman, Professor Mark Craven, and Associate Professor Sushmita Roy Data Scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute in Seattle, Washington
8 Keith Westphal MS in Biomedical Data Science Professor Mark Craven Data Analytics Consultant to the United States Air Force
9 Thevaa Chandereng PhD in Statistics, with the Biostatistics Degree Option Professor Richard Chappell Postdoctoral training with Ken Cheung in Columbia University's Biostatistics Department.
10 Jiawen Chen MS in Data Science Assistant Professor Qiongshi Lu University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's PhD in Biostatistics program
Name Degree and Program column Advisor Next Steps