The Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is pleased to request nominations for the Fourteenth Annual Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences. The award will be conferred on September 9, 2015. The award recipient will deliver a lecture at the UAB award ceremony, and will receive all expenses, the award, and a $5,000 prize.

Eligible individuals are women who have completed their terminal degree, have made extraordinary contributions and have an outstanding record of service to the statistical sciences, with an emphasis on both their own scholarship and on teaching and leadership of the field in general and of women in particular and who, if selected, are willing to deliver a lecture at the award ceremony. For additional details about the award, a list of previous recipients, and how to nominate, please visit our website:

Deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday June 26, 2015. Electronic submissions of nominations are encouraged. The winner will be announced by Monday July 6, 2015.