Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 9:30am

Two Duke PhD alums have been honored with the award of Fellowship of the American Statistical Association.  The new ASA Fellows were announced at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal this week. 

  • Susan Paddock (Duke PhD 1999), currently Senior Statistician and Head of Statistics at the RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, was recognized as ASA Fellow "for excellence in statistical consulting on public policy research, for integrating innovative statistical methodology with substantive problems of national healthcare policy, and for noteworthy service to the profession."
  • Raquel Prado (Duke PhD 1998), currently Professor of Statistics & Applied Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, was recognized as ASA Fellow  "for outstanding research in time series analysis, stochastic modeling and biomedical signal processing; for pioneering the development and deployment of multivariate models in biomedical applications and for service to the profession, especially in efforts to increase the participation of females and minorities in diverse areas of statistics."