2021 COPSS Presidents' Award Winner
Jeffrey Leek
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Jeffrey Leek of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is the recipient of the 2021 COPSS Presidents’ Award. The citation for Dr. Leek's plaque reads: 

“For his influential work addressing high-dimensional data; for development of empirical tools for data science as a science with applications to meta-research, reproducibility, and replicability; for scaling (bio)statistics-centered data science education to millions of people worldwide; and for leveraging data science tools, educational technologies, and community partnerships to create economic opportunities in under-served communities.”

The interview of Dr. Leek by Huixia Judy Wang is available at Amstat News and IMS Bulletin.