Bhramar Mukherjee is John D. Kalbfleisch Collegiate Professor and Chair of Biostatistics; Professor of Epidemiology and Global Public Health, University of Michigan (UM) School of Public Health; She also serves as the Associate Director for Quantitative Data Sciences, The University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center.
Her research interests include statistical methods for analysis of electronic health records, studies of gene environment interaction, shrinkage estimation, analysis of high dimensional exposure data. She has co-authored more than 300 articles in statistics, biostatistics, medicine and public health.
She is the founding director of the University of Michigan’s summer institute on Big Data. Bhramar is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is the recipient of many awards for her scholarship, service and teaching at the University of Michigan and beyond: including the Gertrude Cox Award from the Washington Statistical Society in 2016, the L. Adrienne Cupples Award from Boston University in 2020 , the 2021 Distinguished Woman Scholar Award from Purdue University and most recently the Janet L. Norwood award, from University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Bhramar and her team have been modeling the SARS-CoV-2 virus trajectory in India for the last one year which has been covered by major media outlets like Reuters, BBC, NPR, NYT, WP, WSJ, Der Spiegel, Australian
National Radio and the Times of India.