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LaVange Elected ASA President; Williamson Elected Vice President

Lisa LaVange, director of the Office of Biostatistics in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has been elected the 113th president of the ASA. LaVange will serve a one-year term as president-elect beginning January 1, 2017. Her term as president becomes effective January 1, 2018. The ASA membership also elected G. David Williamson, senior science adviser at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as an ASA vice president.
Members also elected several new board members, plus officers for each of the ASA’s 27 sections.

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Additional Features »

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The ASA has received NSF funding to support Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) sites during the summer of 2017. Proposals from interested faculty are due August 15.

Additional Features »

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With last year’s hugely successful Mentoring Workshop set to return at JSM 2016, Erin Tanenbaum shares comments from workshop attendees and a table leader.

President's Corner »

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ASA Vice President Rob Santos discusses Jessica Utts’s presidential initiatives on media training for statisticians and provides his insights on statisticians and the media.

Member News, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section News »

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The latest news from the ASA’s Section on Physical & Engineering Sciences, including information about its JSM 2016 offerings and its sponsored short course at FTC 2016.

Government Statistics, Member News, Section News »

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The latest news from the ASA’s Government Statistics Section, including information and recommendations for JSM 2016.

Columns, Master's Notebook »

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Amit Bhattacharyya, an appointed member of the Committee on Applied Statisticians (CAS), shares recommendations for how applied statisticians can best engage in thoughtful discussions about various uses of statistical principles and applications at JSM 2016 in Chicago.

Member News, Obituaries, People News »

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The ASA community, along with her many colleagues and friends, mourn the loss of Connie M. Borror—and we remember her life and work.

Departments, Meetings »

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The JSM 2017 program committee is soliciting proposals for invited sessions to showcase some of the most innovative, impactful, and cutting-edge work in our profession. Invited sessions include invited papers, panels, and posters.

Departments, Meetings »

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Learn more about what’s plannethe upcoming ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Regulatory-Industry Statistics Workshop in September, including

Departments, Meetings »

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Here is a list of the JSM 2017 Program Committee members.

Additional Features, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports Highlights »

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The June 2016 issue (volume 12, issue 2) of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports consists of four articles with applications to basketball, hockey, baseball, and car racing.

Ann Arbor, Chapter News, Member News »

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Members of the Detroit and Ann Arbor chapters met as a special awards judging team at the Southeast Michigan Science Fair on March 11 to seek out excellent applications of statistics.

Additional Features »

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Statistics without Borders analyzed time stamps and GPS points collected during UNICEF’s nutrition surveys and developed three tests that could be used to review the quality of interviewer-selected samples.

Additional Features »

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Highlights from the board’s first meeting of the year, including discussion items, action items, and reported items.

Member News, People News »

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News and information about members of the ASA highlighted in the July issue. For a complete listing of news and information about ASA members, click here.

Biometrics, Member News, Section News »

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The latest news from the ASA’s Biometrics Section, including a call for invited session and short course ideas for JSM 2017.

Chapter News, Member News, San Francisco Bay Area »

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For the seventh consecutive year, the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter was invited to send volunteer statisticians to give a 50-minute lecture on careers in statistics to local AP Statistics students.

Additional Features, Featured, Staff Spotlight »

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Staff Spotlight: New Science Policy Fellow Amy Nussbaum

The ASA is excited to welcome Amy Nussbaum to the ASA as the inaugural science policy fellow. Read all about her!

Cover Story »

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LaVange Elected ASA President; Williamson Elected Vice President

Lisa LaVange, director of the Office of Biostatistics in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has been elected the 113th president of the ASA. LaVange will serve a one-year term as president-elect beginning January 1, 2017. Her term as president becomes effective January 1, 2018. The ASA membership also elected G. David Williamson, senior science adviser at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as an ASA vice president.
Members also elected several new board members, plus officers for each of the ASA’s 27 sections.