Francesca Dominici, the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Co-Director of the Data Science Initiative at Harvard University, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research “for her leadership in high-impact cross-disciplinary research that brings together statistical innovation, heterogeneous data, and diverse scientists to address critical challenges in environmental epidemiology, especially regarding the effects of air pollution on public health.”
The NISS Board of Trustees established the Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research in 2000 to honor Sacks’ service as the founding director of NISS. The annual award, typically presented at the NISS JSM Reception, recognizes sustained, high-quality cross-disciplinary research involving the statistical sciences. Congratulations Francesca!