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Health Policy Statistics Section Seeks Award Nominations

1 July 2024 No Comment

The  American Statistical Association’s Health Policy Statistics Section is seeking nominations for its achievement awards. The awards honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of statistical methods or developed innovative statistical applications for health policy or health services research. They are given to encourage research in these areas and increase awareness of the section in the statistical community.

Selection Criteria

  • The Mid-Career Award recognizes leaders in health policy and health services research who have made outstanding contributions through methodological or applied work. The award honors those who show promise of continued excellence at the frontier of statistical practice that advances the aims of HPSS. Candidates must be within 15 years of their terminal degree on January 1, 2025, and cannot be previous HPSS Mid-Career Award winners.
  • The Long-Term Excellence Award recognizes significant contributions to health policy and health services research through mentoring and/or service that advance the aims of HPSS. Candidates must be more than 15 years from their terminal degree on January 1, 2025, and cannot be previous HPSS Long-Term Excellence Award winners.

Award Recipient Responsibilities

The award recipient will provide a current photograph and general personal information. The ASA will use this information to publicize the award winners.


Application submissions open July 1. Nominations are due by midnight ET on September 15. Send the following materials to hpsswebsite@gmail.com:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • A letter from the nominator summarizing the nominee’s credentials (not to exceed two pages)
  • Optional additional independent letters from individuals other than the nominator or nominee
  • Contact information for the nominee or nominator (if different)
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