Prospective Student Day

Sunday, October 29, 2023

Location: 1680 SPH I (Paul B. Cornely Community Room)

NOTE: This is a hybrid event with both in-person and online options for attendance. We strongly encourage in-person attendance, if possible, to get the full experience by interacting with our faculty, current students and staff members. But we also warmly welcome all virtual attendees!



Time Activity Speaker

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.


SPH I, Crossroads Front Desk

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Introductions & Welcome

Michael Boehnke
Recruitment Chair
Professor of Biostatistics

10:00 - 10:20 a.m.

Faculty Research Presentation

Jean Morrison
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

10:20 - 10:40 a.m.

Student Research Presentation

Soumik Purkayastha
PhD Student

10:40 - 10:50 a.m.



10:50 – 11:15 a.m.

Admissions and Financial Support

Kelley Kidwell
Admissions Chair
Professor of Biostatistics

11:15 - 11:50 a.m.

Student Panel

Ruoer Bei, MS Student
Sooyeon Oh, MS Student
Mike Sweeney, 
PhD Student
Hanna Venera, PhD Student

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Introduction of Faculty and Students

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.


Please join us for lunch to chat with faculty and current students.