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Photo of C.R. Rao, FRS, and S. Pyne, PhD
September 1, 2021

PHDL Scientific Director Gives Prof. C.R. Rao Centenary Lecture (02 January 2020)

Published 02 January 2020

Dr. Saumyadipta Pyne, Scientific Director of PHDL and faculty member of Biostatistics, delivered the Prof. C.R. Rao Birth Centenary Lecture on January 2, 2020, at the Department of Statistics, University of Pune (formally, Savitribai Phule Pune University). Born in 1920, C.R. Rao, FRS, is known for his pioneering work that laid the foundations of many branches of statistics.

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September 1, 2021

New PHDL members with geoinformatics backgrounds (07 October 2019)

Published 07 October 2019

Dr. Pedram Gharani completed his PhD in Information Science at University of Pittsburgh in July 2019. His dissertation focused on sensor fusion for indoor positioning and obstacle detection. He joined as a postdoctoral associate at PHDL where he is working with Dr. S. Pyne on data fusion and population synthesis for public health.

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September 1, 2021

New Health Data Science Course (26 July 2019)

Published 26 July 2019

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September 1, 2021

Dengue Immunity May Protect Against Zika (07 March 2019)

Published 07 March 2019

Photo of a girl in India getting water at a manual pump
September 1, 2021

PHDL Scientific Director Inaugural Lecturer (01 March 2019)

Published 01 March 2019

Dr. Saumyadipta Pyne, Scientific Director of Public Health Dynamics Lab and faculty member of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, will be delivering the first Dr. Dipankar Chakraborti Memorial Lecture on 'Geostatistical Prediction Models in Public Health' at Jadavpur University, India, on March 15, 2019. Dr. Pyne was recently appointed an Honorary Adviser to India's National Institute of Medical Statistics in New Delhi.

Graphs and maps showing the changing overdose mortality rate
September 1, 2021

Drug Overdose Deaths Rising Exponentially (01 October 2018)

Published 01 October 2018

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September 1, 2021

Project Tycho Version 2.0 (29 June 2018)

Published 29 June 2018

Project Tycho 2.0 has become a repository for global health data in a standardized format that is more compliant with Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) guidelines. The Project Tycho team continues to conduct research in the areas of infectious disease epidemiology and global health informatics, but also provides services to help health agencies and researchers to improve access and use of global health data.