4316.0 Lowell Reed Lecture; Spiegelman and Statistics Section Awards

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The primary purpose of this session is to honor the legacy of Lowell Reed through a lecture by an eminent public health researcher (Clare Weinberg). Other objectives of the session are to allow the Statistics Section to recognize recipients of the Spiegelman Award and the APHA Statistics Section awards for contributions to Academia, Government and Industry.
Session Objectives: Describe the challenges facing statisicians in contributing to the research and development of personalized medicine. Identify methods to characterize the joint effect of a genetic variant and environmental exposure on a dichotomous phenotype. Discuss emerging approaches that offer relative protection against biases that arise when assessing joint effects.
David Dunson, PhD and Karl E. Peace, PhD, FASA
William Kuang-Yao Pan, DrPH MS MPH

Presentation of Statistics Section Awards: Bill Pan
Statistics Section Award for contributions to Academia: Larry Moulton
Statistics Section Award for contributions to Industry: Charles Disogra
Statistics Section Award for contributions to Government: Elizabeth Zell
Spiegelman Award: Nilanjan Chatterjee
Introduction of Lowell Reed Lecturer: David Dunston

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Statistics

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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