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Summer Renee Jeter

Summer Renee Jeter

Summer Renee Jeter was awarded the Student Poster Award during the virtual 2022 Conference on Statistical Practice, which took place February 1–3. Her poster was titled “Development of an Artificial Intelligence System to Prevent Overexertion Injuries at the Workplace.”

Elena Naumova

Elena Naumova, professor and chair of the division of nutrition epidemiology and data science at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy has been named a member of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Scientific Advisory Board. As a member, Naumova will contribute her expert knowledge to help ensure the EPA makes decisions and establishes policies based on the most up-to-date scientific evidence.

Naumova will join 12 other scholars on the Biosolids Panel, which will review and advise the development of the draft Biosolids Chemical Risk Assessment and Biosolids Screening Tool for the EPA. Nominated by the American Statistical Association, she is joined by researchers from across the country. Read more about her background on the Tufts University website.

Emery N. Brown

Emery Brown

Emery Brown—Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and computational neuroscience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MIT professor of health sciences and technology, investigator with The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT, and Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)—is stepping down to begin work on a new joint center between MIT and MGH. The goal of the center is to improve anesthesia and intensive care unit management, according to Brown. Those working there will also study related problems such as treating depression, insomnia, and epilepsy, as well as enhancing coma recovery.

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