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Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences

Associate Professor Fares Qeadan HS
  • I am an associate professor of biostatistics at the Parkinson School at Loyola. I earned my dual major undergraduate degree and one master degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, a second master degree from Michigan State University, and my PhD from the University of New Mexico. I am excited to join the Parkinson School at Loyola and hope to add value to its students.

    Research Interest

    I work on developing statistical methods for immunology data, mixed effects modeling, and distribution theory. I also use big data to study health problems including the opioid epidemic, COVID-19, and racism. I enjoy connecting students to research experiences that prepare them for success.

    • PhD in Statistics, University of New Mexico

    What prompted you to pursue your field?

    Biostatistics is fascinating and I got involved with it hoping to use my mathematical statistics knowledge to address big problems in health sciences and help inform health decisions clinicians and physicians need to make.

    What would you tell a student about why your field is exciting or important?

    Danica McKellar has said Math is the only place where truth and beauty mean the same thing. I add that Biostatistics is the only place where truth, beauty, and goodness mean the same thing.