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Student & Alumni Achievements

Washington: Four Biostatistics Doctoral Students Win American Statistical Association Awards

Four doctoral students from the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health and one recent graduate were among this year’s best paper award winners at the American Statistical Association (ASA) Student Paper Competition.

The winners were Mr. Serge Aleshin-Grendel, Ms. Lucy Gao,  Mr. Arash Tarkhan, Mr. Xu (Steven) Wang and alum Dr. Jonathan Fintzi. The doctoral students each received a $1,250 cash prize and all were invited to present at the 2020 Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) in Philadelphia in August. JSM draws more than 6,500 participants and is the largest gathering of statisticians and data scientists held in North America.

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