The DBEI, Abramson Cancer Center and Institute for Biomedical Informatics are pleased to jointly announce the establishment of the Center for Cancer Data Science, under the leadership of Qi Long, PhD. Read more.
We invite all those interested in biostatistics doctoral training to join us on Oct. 15 at 7 pm. for a virtual panel hosted by the Graduate Group in Epidemiology and Biostatistics! To attend "Doctoral Training in Biostatistics: Harnessing Math and Data to Create Knowledge in Medicine and Public Health," register here You will then receive the BlueJeans link for the event.
Graciela Gonzalez Hernandez, MS, PhD, has been invited to join the National Library of Medicine board that reviews the work of Intramural Research Scientist principal investigators and research programs. Her first meeting will be in the spring of 2021. Read more about the NLM advisory committees.
Robert T. Krafty, PhD, an alumnas of our biostatistics program, will assume the role of Chair and Rollins Professor of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Dr. Krafty is a nationally recognized biostatistician and was selected following a large national search. Read more.
Rebecca Hubbard, PhD, has been appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics, which advises stakeholders in government, academia, industry and nonprofit organizations on statistics and data science. Read more.
Elizabeth Stuart, PhD, a statistician who develops and uses methodology to better analyze the causal effects of public health and educational interventions, is the first recipient of the DBEI-sponsored Marshall Joffe Epidemiologic Methods Research Award. Read more and hear her remarks.
Saluting our rising experts, virtually: Nandita Mitra, PhD, Chair of the Graduate Group in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (GGEB), presented the 2020 class as part of the recent Biomedical Graduate Studies (BGS) ceremony. Read more.
Yong Chen, PhD (pictured) and Pamela Shaw, PhD, have been named Fellows of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the field’s largest and most prestigious professional organization in the United States. Read more.
The Philadelphia Chapter of the American Statistical Association—the world’s largest community of statisticians—has honored Hongzhe Li, PhD, with its Award for Reseach Excellence. Read more about Dr. Li.
The Health Policy Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association has selected Rebecca Hubbard, PhD, as a winner of its 2020 Mid-Career Award. The award recognizes leaders in health care policy and health services research for their excellence at the frontier of statistical practice. Read more about Dr. Hubbard.
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