Forbes | February 2022
NPR | January 2022
NBC News | December 2021
The Atlantic | November 2021
New England Journal of Medicine | December 2020
The NIAID awarded Dr. Halloran a five-year R25 grant to support the Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID) at the Uninversity of Washington. SISMID is designed to introduce infectious disease researchers to modern methods of statistical analysis and mathematical modeling and to introduce statisticians and mathematical modelers to the statistical and dynamic problems posed by modern infectious disease data.
Hutch News | October 2019
The National Academy of Medicine is an independent organization of leading professionals from diverse fields whose work is relevant to health and medicine. Each year, current members of the Academy elect new members who have made major professional contributions to human health and demonstrate a commitment to service.
Hutch News | January 2018
The AAAS Section on Statistics is one of 24 groups that direct the organization’s activities, including planning symposia, electing fellows and educating the general public about science.
Science Spotlight | December 2017
In work published in Science, a cross-institute collaboration involving Dr. Betz Halloran from the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division at Fred Hutch studied the relationship between preexisting Dengue virus antibodies and disease severity in a large pediatric Nicaraguan cohort.
Science Spotlight | June 2017
In a study published in PNAS, researchers created a data driven stochastic spatial epidemic model to analyze the spread and magnitude of Zika virus infection in the Americas.
Hutch News | October 2016
Dr. Betz Halloran received the Aspen Institute Italia Award for her research on the impact that Ebola treatment centers had in curbing the epidemic in Liberia. She was one of 10 scientists from five organizations who shared the prize for co-authoring the winning analysis, originally published in 2015 in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
Hutch News | March 2016
A team of biostatisticians including Fred Hutch’s Dr. Betz Halloran published a study showing how the Ebola virus impacted Liberia, and offered insight on interventions that worked to curb the disease's spread.
Hutch News | April 2015
In a perspective published in Science, researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and other institutions drew on lessons learned in the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa to suggest guidelines for conducting vaccine clinical trials during an infectious disease emergency.
News Releases | September 2014
Models of Infectious Disease Agency Study (MIDAS) centers are designated to play a role in planning for national emergencies such as a pandemic or an act of bioterrorism. Dr. Betz Halloran heads the new MIDAS center, one of only three such sites across the nation.