Recent Career Placements

Many of our students move on to careers in academia, nonprofits, or the pharmaceutical industry.

Ph.D. Graduates

In the past few years (2019-2023), our Ph.D. graduates have obtained positions with:


  • Mathematical Statistician, CDER, FDA
  • Research Analyst, CNA Corporation
  • Research Scientist, UNOS
  • Mathematical Statistician, CDER, FDA
  • Business Intelligence Analyst III, Care Coordination, VCU Health

Academic Institutions

  • Post Doctoral Scholar, Department of Biostatistics, VCU
  • Biostatistician, Duke Human Vaccine Institute
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Emory University
  • Associate Consultant, Cancer Center Statistics, Mayo Clinic
  • Assistant Research Professor, Pontificia Universidad Javieriana

Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Principal Statistician, Oncology, GSK
  • Principal Biostatistician, GSK
  • Data Scientist, Siemens Healthineers
  • Biostatistician, Emmes
  • Senior Biostatistician, Proctor & Gamble

Contract Research Organizations (CROs)

  • Senior Consultant, Advanced Analytics, IQVIA
  • Biostatistician, PharPoint Research

M.S. Graduates

In the past few years (2019-2023), our M.S. graduates have obtained positions with:

Academic Institutions

  • Associate Professor, VCU
  • Senior Research Analyst, Massey Cancer Center, VCU
  • Data Management Analyst, Child Health Policy, University of Florida

Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Healthcare Data Analyst, West Corporation
  • Contract Research Organizations (CROs)
  • Biostatistician, Statistics Collaborative, Inc.
  • Data Scientist, Keiter Technologies