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February 23, 2021
The PDF version of the March 2021 IMS Bulletin is online now: click here to download the complete PDF. You can also read the articles here at https://imstat.org/news/ Contents include: William Benter Prize: Michael Waterman Members’ news: Peter Bickel, Sara Venkatraman, Robert Tumasian, Joshua Tebbs, James O’Malley

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The William Benter Prize in Applied Mathematics recognizes exceptional mathematical contributions that have had a lasting impact on scientific, business, finance and engineering applications. It is awarded to an individual for a single contribution or a body of contributions they have achieved in their lifetime of research and achievement in…

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The 26th Pfizer/ASA/UConn Distinguished Statistician Colloquium is scheduled on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 3:00-5:00pm via webinar. This year’s distinguished speaker will be Professor Peter Bickel, Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley. The title of his presentation will be Four Excursions in Genomics. The colloquium will be followed by a…

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Two IMS members were among the student winners who will receive financial support to attend the American Statistical Association’s 2021 Conference on Statistical Practice. The winners of the ASA John J. Bartko Award were Sara Venkatraman, Cornell University, along with Mansi Shah, Primrose Schools Franchising Company. The winners of the…

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IMS member Joshua M. Tebbs was recently named Editor-in-Chief at The American Statistician. He will serve a three-year term (2021–2023), overseeing the review process for all submissions to the journal. Dr. Tebbs is Professor and Chair in the Department of Statistics at University of South Carolina. He obtained his BS…

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James O’Malley, a professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and of biomedical data science at the Geisel School of Medicine and director of the Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences, has received the 2019 ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research) Award for Excellence in…

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