The Nathan Mantel Award is presented by the American Statistical Association (ASA).
"The award is given every two years to a researcher for lifetime contributions to the development and application of statistical science to problems and issues in epidemiology."
Nicholas P. Jewell is currently Chair of Biostatistics & Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, after a long career at the University of California, Berkeley, where he still holds an appointment as Professor of the Graduate School. He works on the statistical design and analysis of studies regarding the spread and control of infectious diseases, in addition to other statistical issues associated with epidemiology and human rights. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, the American Statistical Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the International Statistical Institute, and the Institute for Mathematical Statistics. He is currently appointed to the NISS Board of Trustees and Member of the NISS Corporation by the Chair of Section U, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and active participant in NISS events.
Congratulations Dr. Jewell!