Awards & Honors

Francesca DominiciFrancesca Dominici, Professor of Biostatistics and Senior Associate Dean for Research, has been selected as the 2015 winner of the Florence Nightingale David award, established in 2001, and sponsored jointly by COPSS and the Caucus for Women in Statistics. 

Francesca received the award for her premiere research in biostatistics and public health, including development of statistical methods for the analysis of large observational data with the ultimate goal of addressing important questions in environmental health science, health related impacts of climate change, and public health; for her outstanding contribution to research on outdoor air pollution and health which has formed the critical basis for policies on air quality; for her leadership in multidisciplinary collaborations for policy relevant research and her commitment to scientific research at the highest level with studies designed to improve public health; and for being an insightful mentor and exemplary role model for future generations of statisticians, especially young women.

The award was announced at the COPSS Awards and Fisher Lecture session at JSM last week. Congratulations Francesca!