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How Health Care Algorithms and AI Can Help and Harm

When we think of dangerous, unseen challenges to public health, pathogens or toxins often come to mind. Another threat we need to consider: the algorithms increasingly used in health care settings.


Firearm Forensics on Trial

Defense attorneys appealing a murder conviction enlisted the expertise of statisticians to determine whether the field of firearm forensics is grounded in solid science. The answer? Not even close.

Data Faculty Experts

Add subtext below TOPIC Faculty: Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of data? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Karen Bandeen-Roche

Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, MS, creates statistical reasoning needed to learn how we can lengthen healthy life and increase independence for older adults.

Brian Caffo

Brian Caffo, PhD, MS, is a biostatistician who studies big, complex data in the neurosciences.

Nilanjan Chatterjee

Nilanjan Chatterjee, PhD, MS, models disease risk associated with genetic, lifestyle, biomarkers. and other factors, with the goal of improving disease prevention.