2019 Florence N. David Award Winner

Susan Ellenberg
University of Pennsylvania


Susan Ellenberg of the University of Pennsylvania is the recipient of the 2019 COPSS Florence Nightingale David Award. The citation for Dr. Ellenberg's plaque reads:  

“For impactful leadership roles at the NIH, FDA and the University of Pennsylvania developing and evaluating new methodologies and specialized approaches to improve the conduct of clinical trials; for influencing ethical practice and leading development of important regulatory policies; for leadership in setting standards for clinical trial data monitoring committees; for senior statistical leadership for many multicenter clinical research network clinical trials; for distinguished leadership in numerous professional societies and national and international committees addressing major public health challenges; and for serving as an exceptional academic role model for faculty and students."