Recent Awards

 

Donald Hedeker was awarded the 2015 Health Policy Statistics Section (HPSS) Long-Term Excellence Award at the International Conference on Health Policy Statistics in Providence, RI. This biennial award is the highest honor the HPSS bestows and is awarded for significant contributions to the development of statistical methods for health care policy and health services research.

David Meltzer has been awarded the 2015 Laurreate Award from the American College of Physicians. The Laureate Award honors Fellows and Masters of the College who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research and in service to their community, their Chapter, and the American College of Physicians.

Li Cai was awarded the 2015 Early Career Impact Award, Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences. This award is presented to early career scientists of FABBS member societies during the first 10 years post-PhD and recognizes scientists who have made major contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.

Chih-Hung-Chang was awarded the 2013 Henry B. Betts, MD, Innovation Award, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for his work on "TEACH: Tailored Education to Advance Competencies in Healthcare” and "SCIENCE: Spinal Cord Injury Evaluation of Neurologic Changes Based on Evidence"). The Henry B. Betts, M.D., (HBB) Innovation Award for RIC employees was established in 2009 on the occasion of Dr. Betts’ 80th birthday. The award honors his legacy as a creator and emphasizes innovation as a central precept of the RIC culture. The annual competition challenges RIC teams to develop innovative ideas to improve areas or programs of RIC — clinical, research, administrative or support services — so long as the ideas are formed by teams, aligned with our Vision, and relevant to the entire organization.

Li Cai has been awarded the 2012 Cattell Early Career Award, Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology. Named for Raymond B. Cattell, this award is an early-career award given annually by the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology to a young researcher who has made outstanding contributions to multivariate experimental psychology and who shows promise of continued work of a very high quality.

Naihua Duan and Robert Gibbons were both awarded the Health Policy Statistics Section (HPSS) Long-Term Excellence Award at the recently held International Conference on Health Policy Statistics. This biennial award is the highest honor the HPSS bestows and is awarded for significant contributions to the development of statistical methods for health care policy and health services research.

Li Cai, a professor in UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies and Co-Director of the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing, was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for 2012. Professor Cai was the sole recipient from the U.S. Department of Education. He was honored for his early contributions to improved measurement methods, particularly in the area of statistical computing.

Robert D. Gibbons, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Health Studies, and Director of the Center for Health Statistics at the University of Chicago, received the 2012 American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Rema Lapouse Award. The Rema Lapouse Award is granted annually to an outstanding recipient for excellence in Psychiatric Epidemiology.

Stephen Raudenbush, Ed.D., the Lewis-Sebring Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Chair of the Committee on Education, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his continuing achievements in original research. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded a scientist or engineer.

Subhash Aryal received the President’s Award for Educational Excellence 2011 from President Scott Ransom. The President's Faculty Awards are intended to recognize and promote the best and brightest faculty of the UNT Health Science Center.

Xiao-Li Meng won one of the three 2011 ASA "Promoting the Practice and Profession of Statistics" video competition awards for Real-Life Statistics: Your Chance for Happiness (Or Misery), the video trailer for one of his statistics courses.

Robert D. Gibbons was named one of the 2011 Pritzker Scholars by The University of Chicago.

Marlos Viana was invited to be an Associate Editor of the Journal of Biological Systems (JBS).

Robert D. Gibbons received the 2009 American Statistical Association's Outstanding Statistical Application Award.

Robert D. Gibbons received the 2009 Distinguished Faculty Award from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

Dulal K. Bhaumik was elected a 2008 Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) for his outstanding contributions to the development of Optimal Designs; Construction of Prediction and Tolerance Limits for Environmental Data; Hypotheses Testing for Mental Health Research; for Development of Statistical Methodology and Dissemination of Software for Analyzing Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Data; Statistical Education through outstanding teaching and service to the profession.

Subhash Aryal received the 2008 Haenszel Research Award, which is presented annually to an outstanding student in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division. This award is acknowledged at a special awards ceremony, and the winner receives a voucher for $200 to be used for travel, books, software, or equipment relevant to their work. The intent of this award is to foster high quality research among Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division students.

Dulal Bhaumik and Robert Gibbons received the 2006 W. J. Youden Award in Interlaboratory Testing from the American Statistical Association for their Confidence Regions for Random-Effects Calibration Curves with Heteroscedastic Errors research paper published last year in the journal Technometrics.

Robert Gibbons received the 2003 Harvard Award in Psychiatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics for contributions that have significantly advanced the field of Psychiatric Biostatistics.

Don Hedeker was made a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Rong Chen was made a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Robert Gibbons was made a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Robert Gibbons was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Robert Gibbons was elected to the Health Sciences Policy Board of the Institute of Medicine.

Robert Gibbons was elected to the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

Robert Gibbons was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board on Organ Transplantation for the Department of Health and Human Services.

Stan Sclove was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Classification Society.

R. Darrell Bock received the 2003 American Psychological Association Division 5 Samuel J. Messick Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions.

Dulal Bhaumik and Robert Gibbons received the 2002 Youden Prize for contributions to Interlaboratory Calibration.

 
   
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