Department Leadership

Senior Executive Committee

Department Chair: Yu Shyr 

  • Administrative contact: Jenny L. Jones

Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion: Leena Choi

Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs: Bryan Shepherd

Vice Chair of Informatics & Collaborative Programs: Lynne Berry

Vice Chair of Research: Jonathan Schildcrout

Director, Biostatistics Graduate Studies: Robert Greevy

Chief Business Officer: Janey Wang


Executive Committee for Graduate Studies

Chair, Student Life Committee: Cindy Chen

Chair, Comprehensive Examinations Committee: Andrew Spieker

Chair, Curriculum Committee: Ben French

Co-Chairs, Admissions Committee: Robert Greevy and Dandan Liu

  • Administrative contact: Chazlie Miller


Post-Graduate Studies and Distance Learning Program

Director: Cindy Chen

  • Administrative contact: Chazlie Miller


Biostatistics Graduate Student Association

President: Jamie Joseph


Faculty Recruitment Committee

Chair: Jonathan Schildcrout

  • Administrative contact: biostatistics[at]vumc[dot]org


Resource Allocation Committee

Chair: Dandan Liu

  • Administrative contact: Nicole Gunnison


Staff Promotions and Development Committees

IT Chair: Dale Plummer

Analytical Chair: Yuwei Zhu

  • Administrative contact: Audrey Carvajal


Staff Search Committee

Chairs: Run Fan and Josh DeClercq