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Celebrating Women in Statistics »

[1 Mar 2020 | Comments Off on L. Adrienne Cupples | ]

After earning her undergraduate degree in American studies, L. Adrienne Cupples married and worked for several years. But in 1968, she decided to take math courses at night school “just for the heck of it.” She is now professor of biostatistics and epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health. For the past 30 years, she has been involved in genetic epidemiology in neurological diseases, mentored many students on their doctoral research, and won numerous awards.

Celebrating Black History Month »

[1 Feb 2020 | Comments Off on F. DuBois Bowman | ]

F. DuBois Bowman was fortunate to have parents who challenged him to excel academically and an education enriched by many individuals—in graduate school, he benefitted from a strong supporting faculty he still regards as role models and mentors. Now a renowned expert in the statistical analysis of brain imaging data, his research has helped reveal brain patterns that reflect disruption from psychiatric diseases, detect biomarkers for neurological diseases, and depict more individualized responses to therapeutic treatments.