Johns Hopkins biostatistician receives Harvard award

Karen Bandeen-Roche honored for influence on theory, practice of statistical science

Johns Hopkins University biostatistician Karen Bandeen-Roche has been recognized with the 2016 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Karen Bandeen-Roche

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The award recognizes an individual in government, industry, or academia whose outstanding leadership has influenced the theory and practice of statistical science.

Bandeen-Roche is the Frank Hurley and Catharine Dorrier Professor and Chair of Biostatistics in JHU's School of Public Health. Her primary area of research is the development, implementation, and application of models for underlying or unobservable processes, including problems like mixture models, measurement error models, and random effects models.

Bandeen-Roche will deliver a lecture titled "The Flourishing Statistical Environment: How Can We Flourish?" at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health where she will also receive a citation and honorarium May 19.

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