Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Florida: Faculty Named Fellow of American Statistical Association

Dr. Babette Brumback, a professor and associate chair of education in the department of biostatistics at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine, was selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA).

Under association bylaws, the fellow committee can elect up to one-third of one percent of the total association membership as fellows each year. Contributions considered in selecting fellows include published works, position held with employer, ASA activities, membership and accomplishments in other societies, and professional activities. Dr. Brumback will be recognized July 30 at the Joint Statistical Meeting in Denver.

Dr. Brumback’s statistical research has concentrated on methods for longitudinal data analysis, causal modeling, bias adjustment, and analysis of data from complex sampling designs. She has also collaborated extensively on public health and medical studies concerning a broad array of research areas. Her professional activities include serving as chair of the American Statistical Association Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, president of the Florida Chapter of the American Statistical Association, member of the National Institutes of Health Study Section on Clinical and Integrative Cardiovascular Sciences, and on an advisory panel for the Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics Program of the National Science Foundation.