2013 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science
It is the department’s pleasure to inform you that John J. Crowley, PhD, President and CEO of Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB), has been chosen as the recipient of the 2013 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science. John is well-known for his visionary leadership in three areas in which Marvin himself set the standard: i) development of an outstanding statistical center within the National Cancer Institute (NCI) cooperative group program, ii) founding of a non-profit corporation whose mission is to “help conquer cancer … through the application of biostatistical principles …”, and iii) promotion of statistical science internationally by exporting modern clinical trials methodology to researchers in Asia and Latin America. John is also recognized for his outstanding individual contributions to methodological research in survival analysis, to substantive research on the treatment and prevention of cancer, and to the training, mentoring and inspiring of the next generation of statistical scientists. He has over 350 peer-reviewed publications and has contributed to and edited several books on survival analysis and methodology of clinical trials. Dr. Crowley will receive his award and deliver his lecture here at the School on Friday, May 24, 2013.