The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health and Department of Biostatistics request nominations for the Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences. 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 emphasis on both their own scholarship and teaching and leadership of the field in general and women in particular
  • are willing to deliver a lecture at the award ceremony on October 20

How to Nominate
Send a full curriculum vitae accompanied by a letter of not more than two pages, describing the nature of the candidate’s contributions. Contributions may be in the area of development and evaluation of statistical methods, teaching of statistics, application of statistics, or any other activity that can arguably be said to have advanced the field of statistical science. Self-nominations are acceptable, and electronic submissions of nominations are encouraged.
Send nominations to by August 17. The winner will be announced by August 31.