Former Chair and Adjunct Professor Louise Ryan (PhD ’83) received the Centennial Medal in May, presented by the Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) to its alumni honoring their contributions to society as they have emerged from their graduate education at Harvard. The medal, GSAS’s highest honor, was first awarded in 1989 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the School’s founding. Since that time, 100 accomplished alumni have received the medal at an event that celebrates their achievements. This was the first time the award was given to a statistician.
Judith 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.
Amy H. Herring (ScD ’99) faculty member in the biostatistics department at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been named the Carol Remmer Angle Distinguished Professor of Children’s Environmental Health, effective Dec. 1. The professorship was established in 2003 to fund a distinguished teacher and scholar in the field of environmental health. Herring is the second person to hold the title.