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Newest IU school gains new chair of department

Nutritional epidemiologist Ka He has been named the premier chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health.

His job began Aug. 1 and he was previously employed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Students will have the opportunity to obtain a doctorate in epidemiology and a master of public health in epidemiology and biostatistics.

“We aim to build a rigorous academic program to provide broad, multidisciplinary training in the design of studies, collection and statistical analysis of data, and interpretation and dissemination of results in public health research,” He said in a press release. “My colleagues in the department are fully committed to helping students develop careers in academia, industry and government .”

Sydney Murray

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