[1 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on COPAFS Report for June Meeting | 796 views]
The Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS) acts as an advocate for the development and dissemination of high-quality federal statistics. Member organizations include professional associations, businesses, research institutes, and others interested in federal statistics. Through COPAFS, members have an opportunity to review and affect issues such as timeliness, quality, confidentiality, and the relevance of data. COPAFS holds quarterly meetings, the last one taking place on June 3.
The American Statistical Association and Novartis Oncology summer internship partnership is a win-win relationship. William Mietlowski, a biometrical fellow who has coordinated the internship program for Novartis Oncology, discusses the selection process, as well as internship projects and activities.
[1 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on A Conversation with Monroe Sirken—His Early Career | 1,642 views]
This is an excerpt from the original article “A Conversation with Monroe Sirken,” published in Statistical Science in 2007. The interviews conducted by Barry Graubard, Paul Levy, and Gordon Willis took place in three sessions at the National Center for Health Statistics during the spring of 2006.
Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association, bringing you news and notices of the ASA, its chapters, its sections, and its members. Other departments in the magazine include announcements and news of upcoming meetings, continuing education courses, and statistics awards.