Francesca Dominici & Team Receive Star-Friedman Funding

Dominici Lab

Congratulations to Francesca Dominici, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science and Co-Director of the Data Science Initiative, who was recently selected as the recipient of the 2020 Star-Friedman Challenge for Promising Scientific Research for her work on “Air Pollution, Race, and Health Outcomes for COVID-19 in the United States: Data Access, Methods, and Dissemination.” The prize is meant to fund research that, because of its originality and high-risk approach, may not receive support through traditional funding channels.

Dr. Dominici’s interdisciplinary team of researchers includes Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Rachel Nethery, Research Scientist in Biostatistics Danielle Braun, Antonella Zanobetti, Principal Scientist in the Department of Environmental Health, and Natesh Pillai, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Statistics at FAS, as well as a university wide group of undergraduates, master level students, PhD students, post docs appointed in Statistics (FAS), Computer Science (SEAS), Biostatistics (HSPH), and data scientists from Research Computing at FAS.