The Division of Biostatistics is offering a M.S. in Biostatistics and a Ph.D. in Biostatistics Program.

Division Projects and Initiatives

Shari Messinger, Ph.D.


(305) 243-4465
Field of Interest: Diabetes, Clinical Trials, Biomarkers & Clinical Biostatistics Dr. Shari Messinger is a Professor in the Division of Biostatistics and Director of Biostatistics Collaboration and Consulting Core. She additionally serves as Director of the Research Design and Biostatistics Program of the Miami CTSI.  Dr. Messinger...

Hemant Ishwaran


(305) 243-5473
Field of Interest: Developing Machine Learning Methods Hemant Ishwaran, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) and is the Director of Statistical Methodology and the Director of Graduate Studies in the Division of Biostatistics.  Dr. Ishwaran is also affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer...

Tulay Koru-Sengul

Research Professor

(305) 243-2618
Field of Interest: Statistical Methods for Biological Responses Dr. Tulay Koru-Sengul is an Associate Professor and the graduate program director of Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics in the Division of Biostatistics and the lead faculty member overseeing the Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) program in the Department of Public...

Daniel A Diaz

Research Asst. Professor

(305) 243-4797
Field of Interest: Theoretical Statistics & Population Genetics Daniel Andrés Díaz-Pachón is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Biostatistics since September 2014. His research, current and former, can be divided into four big areas: In probability, he is working on population genetics....

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Ginelle Solis

Director, Admissions

(305) 243-7246
Ginelle Solis is the Director of Admissions at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Department of Public Health Sciences. Solis joined the department in January 2019 and began her new position in December 2022. Solis is responsible for overseeing student admissions policies and practices, as well as reviewing department operations...