About Dr. Monaco

Jane Monaco, teaching professor, specializes in biostatistics education and advising. With more than two decades of experience, she has been recognized for teaching excellence with the 2013 McGavran Excellence in Teaching Award, awarded to one SPH faculty member for career contributions to teaching. She also earned SPH Teaching Innovation Awards in 2015 and 2017. She teaches diverse audiences including undergraduate honors students, biostatistics majors and adult non-major graduate students.

Under her leadership as Director of Undergraduate studies, the BSPH Biostatistics program has increased in size more than fourfold while continuing to attract some of the most talented undergraduates in the University. She is currently serving as Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Majors at Gillings SPH.

Her previous experiences working in the Departments of Epidemiology at the American Cancer Society and Bowman Gray Medical School have provided her with a real-world perspective in the classroom setting.