Harvard Award in Psychiatric Epi & Biostats

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS The annual Harvard Award in Psychiatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics was established in 1994 to recognize outstanding achievement and lifelong commitment to the fields of Psychiatric Epidemiology and … Continue reading “Harvard Award in Psychiatric Epi & Biostats”

Alumni Interview with Marian Ewell

Marian Ewell, ScD ’93 Senior Vice President, The Emmes Corporation Where do you currently work and what are your job responsibilities? After my post-doc experience at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, … Continue reading “Alumni Interview with Marian Ewell”

Hogan to Succeed Gatsonis as Chair at Brown

On July 1, 2017, alumnus Joseph Hogan, ScD ’95, will succeed former Harvard Biostatistics faculty member Constantine Gatsonis as the chair of the Biostatistics Department at the Brown School of Public Health. Hogan completed … Continue reading “Hogan to Succeed Gatsonis as Chair at Brown”

Nan Laird Named Statistician of the Year by Chicago ASA

We are very proud to announce that Dr. Nan Laird has been selected as the 2016 Statistician of the Year by the Chicago Chapter of the American Statistical Association.  Laird is the … Continue reading “Nan Laird Named Statistician of the Year by Chicago ASA”

Alumni News: Nick Horton Selected as Pickard Lecturer

The Harvard Statistics Department has just announced that Professor Nicholas Horton of Amherst College has been chosen as the 2016 David K. Pickard Lecturer by the award selection committee including … Continue reading “Alumni News: Nick Horton Selected as Pickard Lecturer”

30 Year Celebration of Dersimonian/Laird Paper

This year marked the 30th anniversary since publication of the landmark paper “Meta-Analysis in Clinical Trials” by Rebecca DerSimonian (PhD ¹83) & Nan Laird (1986, Controlled Clinical Trials 7, 177-188). … Continue reading “30 Year Celebration of Dersimonian/Laird Paper”

Alumna Elected to Royal Society

Alumna Christl Donnelly was recently elected Fellow of the Royal Society, a highly regarded and extremely prestigious honor. The Royal Society is comprised of many of the world’s most eminent scientists and … Continue reading “Alumna Elected to Royal Society”

Marvin Zelen Leadership Award

This year’s recipient of the Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science was Nan Laird, Professor of Biostatistics and Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of Public Health.  Nan received this prestigious award in May for her … Continue reading “Marvin Zelen Leadership Award”