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NASS held its annual award ceremony this past Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  There were multiple individuals from NISS that were recognized for their exceptional efforts. Two NASS Circle Awards included NISS researchers. Farm Labor Team - Circle Award Nathan Cruze (NISS Associate... more
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Typically, in NISS-Merck meetups you find yourself immersed in detailed discussions about the statistical issues involved in drug/vaccine development and/or clinical trials.  This time around the focus seemed to shift from applications to implications.  If you use increasingly popular... more
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Moderator Karen Bandeen-Roche, (Johns Hopkins University) opened the session by introducing both of the speakers.  The first speaker was Brian Garibaldi, (Johns Hopkins) Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, and Director of the Johns Hopkins... more
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This session involved members of the Student and Young Professionals Outreach Committee of the Non-clinical Biostatisticians Working Group (NCBWG), BioPharmaceutical Section of the American Statistical Association (ASA).  They included Tom Bradstreet (Director at Bristol-Myers Squibb), Oluyemi... more
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Unlike a keynote address in a large hall, and because of Jim Yong Kim’s (Former President of the World Bank) direct involvement in events combatting infectious disease, and his personable, storytelling approach, Zoom framed Dr. Kim as though we were all sitting in his living room and he was talking... more
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The session was organized and hosted by both the Academic Affiliates Committee and NISS Graduate Student Network.  Several earlier webinars focused on how to get a job in academia, industry or government but this one took a different angle.  If someone is preparing for a position in any... more
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[Please Note: The program for this Ingram Olkin Forum on Unplanned Clinical Trial Disruptions is available at:  Session Five. In some studies, disrupted by COVID-19, continued follow-up of existing patients and recruitment of new patients has not been possible, leading to smaller sample... more
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If analytical consulting is an area where you would like to improve your skills or simply become more familiar with the nuances involved in performing analytical consulting in a business setting then Sam Woolford (Bentley University) should be very high on your list of individuals to talk to.... more
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The session was organized and hosted by both the Academic Affiliates Committee and NISS Graduate Student Network.  Where earlier webinars have focused on how to get a job in academia, an important but rarely discussed topic is, “What happens when you get an offer?”, "How do you choose between... more
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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... more

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