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[1 Feb 2021 | Comments Off on Jesse Chittams | ]

After graduating with an undergraduate degree in plant science, Jesse Chittams worked as a laboratory technician at the US Department of Agriculture. One of his first tasks was to perform a data analysis using SAS. It was then he fell in love with statistics and immediately pursued an advanced degree in mathematics and statistics. In 2000, Chittams established and directed the Biostatistical Analysis Center at the University of Pennsylvania and has trained and mentored more than 100 young professionals throughout his 30-year career.