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Section on Statistics in Epidemiology Seeks Nominations for the Nathan Mantel Award

1 January 2017 36 views No Comment

The Section on Statistics in Epidemiology (SIE) invites nominations for the Nathan Mantel Award for lifetime contributions to the development and application of statistical science to problems and issues in epidemiology.

The award consists of $1,000 and a plaque, which will be presented by SIE at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Baltimore, Maryland (July 29 – August 3, 2017).

The nominee should be a person widely known to have an established record in developing statistical methods for epidemiology. Consideration is not limited to candidates who are members of SIE.

Nominations must:

  • Include a CV
  • Include a cover letter
  • Be sent to Yueh-Yun Chi (yychi@ufl.edu), SIE secretary/treasurer, by February 1.

The award is in honor of Nathan Mantel (1919–2002), in recognition of his seminal and pivotal contributions to statistics in epidemiology.

Questions about the award can be addressed to Susan Shortreed, SIE chair.

Previous recipients of the Nathan Mantel Award include Norman Breslow, Ron Brookmeyer, Mitchell Gail, Ross Prentice, Jamie Robins, Clarice Weinberg, and Alice Whittemore.

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