Yan Wang, PhD student has been awarded the postdoctoral fellowship: The Global Alliance for Training in Health Equity Research Fellowship (GATHER). The program provides an immersive research experience designed to advance training and research on health disparities within and across global cities.
Christopher German, Biostatistics PhD doctoral student, has been selected as a 2019-2020 recipient of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Inter-school Training Program in Chronic Diseases (BWF-CHIP). BWF-CHIP provides training in laboratory and population sciences to integrate research along the entire continuum from molecules to populations. With a team of outstanding UCLA researchers and educators at the cutting edge of their research, the program harnesses major advances in biomedical, genetic, and population sciences and focuses on the integration of these approaches. By providing foundational training and research experience in basic, clinical, and population-based approaches, trainees are being prepared to integrate population-based quantitative sciences with laboratory-based biological sciences to effectively lead cross-disciplinary studies of the future.
Master student in the Department of Biostatistics Emilie Campos, was selected as one of the four winners of the Student Poster Award at the 2019 Statistical Methods in Imaging Conference at the University of California, Irvine. Her poster presentation was on a novel approach to event-related potential (ERP) analysis using a combination of principal component analysis and independent component analysis.
Dr. Catherine (Kate) Crespi has been selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). Dr. Crespi will be recognized for this great honor on July 30, 2019 at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Denver, Colorado.
Professor Sudipto Banerjee has been awarded the 2019 George W.Snedecor Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS). This award, established in 1976, honors an individual who was instrumental in the development of statistical theory in biometry. The award is for a noteworthy publication in biometry within three years of the date of the award. The award, given biennially (odd years) since 1991, is presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings.
For more information, visit the website of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies.
Thomas R. Belin, professor in the Department of Biostatistics, has been conferred the honor of delivering the Lowell Reed Lectureship from the Applied Public Health Statistics Section of the APHA. This lectureship recognizes Professor Belin's distinguished contributions to the field of biostatistics.
Kate Crespi, professor-in-residence of biostatistics at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, has been appointed by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute as a member of its advisory panel on clinical trials. Learn more.
Professors Sudipto Banerjee and Marc Suchard have been elected to the fellowship of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA). These fellowships were formally conferred at the ISBA World Meeting in Edinburugh, Scotland, on June 29th. 2018.