COVID-19 Research Reports

July 24, 2020

COVID-19 Research

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on communities. Rajesh R. Nandy, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatics and Epidemiology, and a data analytics team is studying all publicly available data related to the pandemic and will release periodic reports on current trends and projections. HSC is committed to keeping the community informed with timely, accurate information during the pandemic.

HSC COVID-19 reports

  1. COVID-19 Report – May 12, 2020 (pdf)
  2. COVID-19 Report – May 28, 2020 (pdf)
  3. COVID-19 Report – June 18, 2020(pdf)
  4. COVID-19 Report – July 3, 2020 (pdf)
  5. COVID-19 Report – July 20, 2020 (pdf)
  6. COVID-19 Report – July 27, 2020 (pdf)

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Rajesh Nandy Associate Professor Biostatistics And Epidemiology

Rajesh R. Nandy, PhD

About Dr. Nandy

Dr. Rajesh Nandy is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in HSC School of Public Health. He received his PhD in Mathematics from the University of Washington. Dr. Nandy worked previously as Senior Fellow for the Department of Radiology at the University of Washington to perform research on data analysis methods in neuroimaging data.  Prior to joining HSC in 2013, he served on the faculty at UCLA as an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Psychology.

About HSC

HSC trains the health care providers of the future, while expanding the frontiers of scientific discovery. In HSC’s six schools, students learn to work in teams and to develop an innovative mindset that prepares them for a rapidly changing health landscape.

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