Russell "Taki" Shinohara, PhD was selected as the 2023 Mortimer Spiegelman Award recipient by the Applied Public Health Statistics Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA). Each year, the APHA presents the award to honor a statistician under the age of 40 who has made outstanding contributions to health statistics, especially public health statistics. Dr. Shinohara was selected from a robust pool of nominees representing the diversity and talent of the biostatistics field nationally and internationally. The award recognizes his important contributions to biostatistics and imaging, as well as his proven track record of leadership and mentorship. In addition to being a Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics at the Perelman School of Medicine, Dr. Shinohara is also the founder and director of the Penn Statistics in Imaging and Visualization Endeavor (PennSIVE) center.