“Big Statistics” in Policy and Politics
Learning Areas:Biostatistics, economics
Public health or related public policy
Describe the importance of leadership, communication, and collaboration skills for statisticians in health policy.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been invited by the Applied Public Health Statistics section to give this lecture. I am a faculty member of the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health, and I have previously worked as the vice-president of statistics at RTI international and head of the RAND Corporation's Statistics Group. Research interests include comparative effectiveness research, in which two different treatment options are compared to each other to determine effectiveness, benefits and harm.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.