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A Statistician's Life, Celebrating Women in Statistics »

[1 Mar 2019 | Comments Off on Karen Bandeen-Roche | ]

Karen Bandeen-Roche was inspired by her dad’s life as a NASA scientist and studied mathematics in college and graduate school. She wasn’t exposed to statistics until she attended Cornell and it was there, while mentored by David Ruppert, that she found joy in analyzing data. She now fosters trainees and co-founded a National Institutes of Health–funded training program in the epidemiology and biostatistics of aging.