M. Elizabeth Halloran

Professor, Biostatistics
Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Applied Mathematics


, WA -


Research Interests

Developing novel designs, methods of statistical analysis, and interpretation of vaccine field studies and other interventions; causal inference

Biostatistics Biography


DSc Population Sciences, Harvard University, 1989

MD Medicine, Freie University of Berlin (Germany), 1983

MPH Tropical Public Health, Harvard University, 1985

BS General Science, University of Oregon, 1972

In the News

As COVID-19 cases fall, experts are optimistic, but for how long?
USA Today, 02/25/2022

Pandemic Endgame: What ‘Endemic’ Covid Means—And When We May Get There
Forbes, 02/08/2022

Experts hope COVID-19 will evolve to be more like the common cold
NPR, 01/12/2022

As COVID pandemic changes, will omicron bring 'new normal' for COVID?
USA Today, 01/09/2022

Covid is here for good, scientists say. The rest remains unpredictable.
NBC News, 12/27/2021

The Pandemic’s Next Turn Hinges on Three Unknowns
The Atlantic, 11/18/2021

Will the pandemic fade into an ordinary disease like the flu? The world is watching Denmark for clues
Science.org, 10/01/2021

Coronavirus deaths in Italy and US could be up to double the official counts, new research shows
Business Insider, 05/16/2020

One in 8 Americans say they know someone who died of COVID-19, according to a new Insider poll
Business Insider, 04/29/2020

Italy's lockdowns prevented 200,000 hospitalizations and reduced coronavirus transmission by nearly half, a new study finds
Business Insider, 04/23/2020