2021 David P. Byar Early Career Award Recipients
The David P. Byar Early Career Award is given annually to a new researcher in the Biometrics Section who presents an original manuscript at the Joint Statistical Meetings. The award commemorates David Byar, a renowned biostatistician who made significant contributions to the development and application of statistical methods during his career at the National Cancer Institute. In addition, we give out paper awards to deserving recipients.
We are pleased to announce the following 2021 recipients:
David P. Byar Early Career Award
Aaron Hudson, PhD Candidate of Biostatistics at the University of Washington for the paper entitled "Honest Uncertainty Quantification for Infinite-Dimensional Risk Minimizers via the Restricted Gradient Test"
Hunyong Cho, PhD Candidate of Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina for the paper entitled "Multi-stage Optimal Dynamic Treatment Regimes for Survival Outcomes with Dependent Censoring"
Chan Park, PhD Candidate of Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison for the paper entitled "Analysis of Cluster Randomized Trials of Infectious Diseases: Effect Heterogeneity, Noncompliance, and Spillover Effects"
Kalins Banerjee, PhD Candidate of Biostatistics from the Pennsylvania State University for the paper entitled "An Adaptive and Powerful Multivariate Test for Microbiome Association Analysis via Feature Selection"
Arielle Marks-Anglin, PhD Candidate of Biostatistics from the University of Pennsylvania for the paper entitled "Surrogate-assisted Sampling for Cost-efficient Validation of Electronic Health Record outcomes"
The ASA Biometrics Section congratulates the award winners and committee members for their hard work.