Congratulations to Professor Xihong Lin, who was named the 2022 recipient of the Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research! The NISS Board of Trustees established the award in 2000 to honor Sacks’ service as the founding director of NISS. The prize is presented each year at the JSM Reception, recognizing sustained, high-quality cross-disciplinary research involving the statistical sciences.
Dr. Lin received the award for “her exceptional cross-disciplinary research and contributions to our profession, for leadership in developing methodology, including causal inference for complex clinical trials. She is an outstanding mentor, an influential leader, who has significantly advanced statistics, public health and medicine.”