Michael Hudgens, UNC CFAR Biostatistics Core Director, is the new Associate Chair of the Biostatistics Department! Dr. Hudgens joins Lisa LaVange, Department Chair, and brings many years of experience to UNC’s top-ranked biostatistics department. Hudgens has co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed papers in statistical journals such as Biometrics, Biometrika, JASA and JRSS-B as well as biomedical journals such as the Lancet, Nature and New England Journal of Medicine. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Biometrics, JASA and JRSS-B. He is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and has taught graduate level biostatistics courses at UNC for over ten years. Congratulations!