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TSHS Accepting Award Nominations

1 March 2021 No Comment

The Teaching of Statistics in the Health Sciences Section is accepting nominations for the following three major awards in 2021:

  • The Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes a section member who has provided outstanding long-term service to TSHS and the ASA.
  • The Outstanding Teaching Award recognizes an outstanding statistics educator and mentor in the health sciences.
  • The Young Investigator Award recognizes a promising “young investigator” for their promise as a statistics educator or in conducting statistics education research in the health sciences. A young investigator is defined as (i) a current graduate student OR (ii) a recent graduate who received their terminal degree no more than seven years ago and who is in a position with rank below associate professor and does not hold tenure (or equivalent classification).

The first two of these awards carry a $250 cash prize, while the third carries a $500 cash prize.

The deadline for nominations is May 15. Any inquiries and all award nominations should be submitted to tshs.asa@gmail.com.

Information will also be posted on the section blog.

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