Structure & Leadership

Current Officers


Abidemi K. Adeniji

Vice President for NextGen

Dr. Adeniji is a statistical science consultant at M-Estimator LLC, Boston.

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Rebecca A. Betensky

President-Elect

Dr. Rebecca Betensky is Professor and Chair of Biostatistics at the New York University School of Global Public Health.

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Joseph C. Cappelleri

Past President

Dr. Cappelleri joined Pfizer Inc in June 1996 as a statistical scientist collaborating with Outcomes Research, and currently he is an executive director of biostatistics at Pfizer.

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Yuwen Gu

Deputy Secretary

Dr. Yuwen Gu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.

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Jianan Hui

Secretary

Dr. Jianan Hui is a Sr. Principal Biostatistician in Global Biostatistics at Servier Pharmaceuticals.

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Eric D. Kolaczyk

President

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

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Nathan Lally

Vice President for Education

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

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Gavino Puggioni

Vice President for Scientific Program

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

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Naitee Ting

Vice President for Strategies & Development

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

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Xiaojing Wang

Treasurer

Dr. Xiaojing Wang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.

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Colin Wu

Vice President for Journal & Publication

Dr. Wu is senior Mathematical Statistician at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health (NHLBI/NIH) and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, The George Washington University and University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Past Officers


Kun Chen

Secretary

Dr. Kun Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.

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Ming-Hui Chen

President
(2018 – 2020)

Dr. Ming-Hui Chen is Professor and Head of the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.

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Jessi Cisewski

Vice President for NextGen
(2017 – 2019)

Dr. Cisewski is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at Yale University.

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Lynn Kuo

Treasurer
(2017 – 2022)

Dr. Kuo is a Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.

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James MacDougall

Vice President for Strategies & Development
(2017 – 2022)

Dr. MacDougall is currently a statistical consultant for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies.

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Xiao-Li Meng

President
(2017 – 2018)

Dr. Xiao-Li Meng is the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics at Harvard University.

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Nalini Ravishanker

Vice President for Education
(2017 – 2020)

Dr. Ravishanker is a Professor and Undergraduate Program Director in the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.

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Nicholas G. Reich

Vice President for Scientific Program
(2017 – 2018)

Dr. Reich is an Associate Professor in School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Min-ge Xie

Vice President for Journal & Publication
(2017 – 2020)

Dr. Min-ge Xie is a Distinguished Professor and Director of Rutgers Office of Statistical Consulting in the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics at Rutgers University.

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