Department Overview

The UT Southwestern Department of Population and Data Sciences is a unique, interdisciplinary home for population science, clinical research, and development of novel research methodologies.

Our mission is to:

  • Improve health care in our community, Texas, and beyond through population-based scientific innovation and intervention
  • Conduct high-impact methodological research with direct application to biomedicine and the delivery of care
  • Foster transdisciplinary collaborations to better address the challenges of science and medicine
  • Strengthen biomedical education through training in rigorous research methods
  • Provide scientific expertise in experimental design, data management, and data analytics