Our alumna Judith D. Goldberg, ScD ’72, Professor of Biostatistics at NYU Langone Medical Center in the Department of Population Health, has been recently named as the honored recipient of the 14th Annual Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences. The award is presented annually by the School of Public Health at The University of Alabama at Birmingham to an internationally recognized woman statistician for outstanding achievement in the statistical sciences.
Dr. Goldberg is the director of the PhD program in biostatistics in the environmental health sciences at NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Science; director of the Biostatistics Shared Resource of the NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center; director of the study design, biostatistics and clinical research ethics core of the NYU-HHC Clinical Translational Science Institute; and director of the environmental health statistics and bioinformatics facility of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Center at NYU. Dr. Goldberg is also the principal investigator of the statistics and data management core of the NCI funded Myeloproliferative Disorders Research Consortium and a co-investigator on numerous other collaborative research grants in clinical and translational research in oncology and other areas. She has over 125 publications in statistics and substantive journals. Dr. Goldberg was founding director of the Division of Biostatistics at NYU Langone Medical Center from 1999 to 2013.