Bhramar Mukherjee

John D. Kalbfleisch Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics
Associate Chair of Biostatistics
Professor of Epidemiology
The University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Associate Director of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.


Department of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
1420 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

Office : SPH II M 4166
Office Phone: (734) 764-6544
Fax: (734) 763-2215


  • Ph.D, Department of Statistics, Purdue University, 2001.
  • M.S. in Mathematical Statistics and Probability, Department of Statistics, Purdue University 1999.
  • M.Stat with specialization in Applied Statistics and Data Analysis, The Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata ,1996.
  • B.Sc in Statistics, Presidency College (Now Presidency University), Kolkata, 1994.
  • Complete Curriculum Vitae

    Courses Taught at Michigan:

  • BIOSTAT 503: Introduction to Biostatistics: Course site accessible via
  • BIOSTAT 695: Analysis of Categorical Data: Course site accessible via
  • BIOSTAT 699: Biostatistical Investigations (co-taught with Professor Jeremy M.G. Taylor): Course site accessible via
  • BIOSTAT 553: Applied Biostatistics: Course site accessible via
  • BIOSTAT 698/EPID 815: Modern Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

    Research Interest:

  • Statistical Methods in Epidemiology, Case-Control Studies.
  • Gene-Environment Interaction.
  • Bayesian Modeling and Inference.


    Selected Honors and Awards

  • Oustanding Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Statistics, Purdue University, 1998.
  • I.W.Burr Award for outstanding doctoral student, Department of Statistics, Purdue University, 2001.
  • John G. Searle Assistant Professorship, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, 2008-2009.
  • Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute, 2011.
  • Excellence in Teaching award: School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 2012.
  • Fellow of the American Statistical Association, 2012.
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Department of Statistics, Purdue University, 2012.
  • Outstanding Young Investigator Award in Statistical Applications Category, The International Indian Statistical Association, 2014.
  • Faculty Recognition Award, University of Michigan, 2015.
  • John D. Kalbfleisch Collegiate Professorship, University of Michigan, 2015.

    Editorial Board (Past and Present)

  • Biometrics
  • Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference
  • Genetic Epidemiology
  • The American Journal of preventive Medicine
  • International Statistical Review
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Statistics in Medicine
  • The American Statistician

    Miscellaneous Interests

  • Parabaas
  • Kaurab
  • Infamous Youtube video for Dr. Rod Little's Biostat 503 online course