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[2 May 2022 | Comments Off on My ASA Story: Matt Hayat, Professor of Biostatistics | ]
My ASA Story: Matt Hayat, Professor of Biostatistics

Matt Hayat says, “My career path as a collaborating biostatistician and statistics educator has brought me much meaning and joy, and the ASA has been a central thread throughout.”

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[1 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on Strong Growth for Statistics and Biostatistics Degrees Continues Through 2019 | ]
Strong Growth for Statistics and Biostatistics Degrees Continues Through 2019

The decade of statistics continued with robust growth in the number of statistics and biostatistics degrees awarded annually at the bachelor’s and master’s levels. According to the ­latest preliminary data release from the National Center for Education Statistics, bachelor’s degrees grew 13 percent from 2018 to 2019 to 4,472 (44 of which are for biostatistics) and master’s degrees increased 7 percent to 4,515 (768 for ­biostatistics). Doctoral degrees decreased by 4 percent to 688 (186 for biostatistics).

Celebrating Women in Statistics »

[1 Mar 2020 | Comments Off on Sherri Rose | ]

Sherri Rose grew up in poverty and violence. Adjusting to college life was a struggle, but she was laser-focused on her courses in hopes of finding a path to a stable future. In fact, she was part of the first group of undergraduates in the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS) at Boston University, which solidified her determination to earn a PhD. She is now associate professor at Harvard Medical School and co-director of the Health Policy Data Science Lab.