Judith Goldberg to Receive Lagakos Alumni Award

The Department is very proud to announce that Judith Goldberg (ScD ’72) will be this year’s recipient of the annual Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr. Goldberg will be presented with the award and will deliver a lecture on:

Statistics in Biomedical Research:  Experiences from the Past and Perspectives for the Future.”

Thursday, October 20, 2016
FXB Building, Room G13
Award & Lecture: 4pm
Reception to follow

Dr. Goldberg completed her dissertation under the direction of Dr. Margaret Drolette in 1972. She has been a Professor of Biostatistics at New York University School of Medicine since 1999. She was the founding director of the Division of Biostatistics from 1999 through August 2013. Currently, Dr. Goldberg is the Director of the PhD program in Biostatistics in the Environmental Health Sciences in the Graduate School of Arts and Science; Director of the Biostatistics Shared Resource of the NYU Cancer Institute; 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 NIEHS Center at NYU. Dr. Goldberg is 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 is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She has held numerous offices in national and international organizations including President of the Biometric Society (ENAR), Chair of the Fellows Committee of the American Statistical Association, and Chair of the Statistics Section U of the AAAS.

We look forward to honoring Dr. Goldberg in October and welcoming her back to the Department.