Society Council

Current Members


Stavroula Chrysanthopoulou

Council Member

Dr. Stavroula A. Chrysanthopoulou is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Master’s Program in the Department of Biostatistics at Brown University School of Public Health.

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Victor Hugo Lachos Davila

Council Member

Dr. Victor Hugo Lachos Davila is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.

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Qiqi Deng

Council Member

Dr. Qiqi Deng is a Director in Clinical Biostatistics at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceutical.

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Yuchen Fama

Council Member

Yuchen Fama is VP of Product at Clarifai, an Artificial Intelligence startup empowering ML/AI practitioners with its end to end deep learning platform.

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Henry Lam

Council Member

Henry Lam is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia University.

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Shuangge Ma

Council Member

Dr. Shuangge Ma is a Professor and the interim Department Chair in the Department of Biostatistics at Yale School of Public Health and an affiliated faculty member at Yale Institute for Global Health.

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Daniel Meyer

Council Member

Daniel Meyer is Head of Statistics for the Oncology Therapeutic category for Pfizer Global Product Development.

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Jeff Palmer

Council Member

Jeff Palmer is currently the statistics group head leading early clinical development in rare diseases at Pfizer.

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Anna Plantinga

Council Member

Anna Plantinga is an Assistant Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Williams College.

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Clementine Plati

Council Member

Clementine is a researcher within Cortex Applied Research at Twitter, a team dedicated to advancing state-of- the-art Machine Learning technologies.

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Rui (Sammi) Tang

Council Member

Dr. Rui (Sammi) Tang is currently the Senior Director, Head of Biostatistics Department leading the Biostats and Programming team at Servier Pharmaceuticals US.

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Lei Wang

Council Member

Lei Wang is the President and Managing partner at The Lotus Group, a recruiting firm for biometric positions.

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Laura F. White

Council Member

Laura F. White is Professor of Biostatistics at Boston University School of Public Health.

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Jun Yan

Council Member

Dr. Jun Yan is a Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut (UConn) and a Research Fellow in the Center for Population Health at UConn Health.

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Kathy Ziff

Council Member

Kathy Ziff is an Executive Recruiter for Numerical Sciences at Amazon.

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Past Members


Yasuo Amemiya

Council Member (2017 – 2020)

Dr. Yasuo Amemiya is Head of Statistical Analysis & Forecasting at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.

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Dipak K. Dey

Council Member

Dr. Dipak K. Dey is a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.

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Jason P. Estes

Council Member (2017 – 2020)

Dr. Jason P. Estes is a statistician at Pratt & Whitney

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Roee Gutman

Council Member

Roee Gutman is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics at Brown.

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Michael Kane

Council Member

Dr. Michael Kane is an Assistant Professor in Yale University's Biostatistics Department.

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Davit Khachatryan

Council Member

Dr. Davit Khachatryan is an Assistant Professor of Statistics and Analytics at Babson College.

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Priya Kohli

Council Member

Dr. Kohli is an Associate Professor of Statistics at Connecticut College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

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Eric D. Kolaczyk

Council Member (2017 – 2020)

Dr. Kolaczyk is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Boston University.

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Nathan Lally

Council Member (2017 – 2020)

Nathan Lally is a Senior Data Scientist at Hartford Steam Boiler (Munich Re Group).

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Michael Lavine

Council Member (2017 – 2019)

Dr. Lavine is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Jennifer McGinniss

Council Member (2017 – 2018)

Dr. Jennifer McGinniss is currently Associate Director of Biostatistics at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals in Fort Lee, NJ.

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Balgobin Nandram

Council Member

Dr. Nandram is a Professor of Statistics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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Chris Parks

Council Member (2017 – 2019)

Chris Parks is currently a 2nd Vice President of Analytics & Research at Travelers Insurance.

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Natesh Pillai

Council Member

Natesh Pillai is a Professor of Statistics at Harvard University.

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Gavino Puggioni

Council Member (2017 – 2018)

Dr. Puggion is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Statistis at the University of Rhode Island.

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Ambar Sengupta

Council Member

Dr. Sengupta is Professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut.

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Shannon Stock

Council Member (2017 – 2018)

Dr. Stock is an Assistant Professor of Statistics at College of the Holy Cross.

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Naitee Ting

Council Member

Dr. Ting is currently a Director in the Department of Biostatistics and Data Sciences at Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BI).

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John Zhong

Council Member

Dr. John Zhong is the Vice President and Head of Biometrics at REGENXBIO.

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