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

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

An average coronavirus patient infects at least 2 others. To end the pandemic, that crucial metric needs to drop below 1 — here's how we get there.
Business Insider, 04/18/2020

A New York City hospital developed one of the few FDA-approved antibody tests for the coronavirus. It could test up to 2,000 people per day.
Business Insider, 04/17/2020

The US is 'a long way' from beating the coronavirus with herd immunity, experts say, since that would require 50% of the population being immune
Business Insider, 04/16/2020

When will this end, and what comes next? Health officials and epidemiologists are working to figure out Washington’s coronavirus end game
The Seattle Times, 04/11/2020

Study suggests COVID-19 might follow seasonal pattern
HealthDay, 03/19/2020

Coronavirus is hiding in plain sight
The New York Times, 03/16/2020

Oral cholera vaccine may miss the mark for younger children
SPH News, 03/29/2018