IDAD 2016

The Symposium was held on April 28-29, 2016. This event was sponsored by Cerner Corporation, the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and the Kansas-Western Missouri Chapter of the American Statistical Association, 



Symposium Keynote Address

Title: Statistical Innovations in Medical Device Clinical Trials 


Gregory Campbell, Ph.D., 

President of GCStat Consulting and Former Director of Biostatistics at FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health 


Symposium Invited Presentations 

Dissecting the Gene-Environment Interactions: A Robust Penalization Approach Accounting for Hierarchical Structures

Cen Wu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University


Exploratory subgroup analysis in clinical drug development: Salvaging failed trials and strengthening successful trials

Alex Dmitrienko, Ph.D.

President and Founder of Mediana Inc. and Fellow of the American Statistical Association

Statistical Challenges in Reanimating A Paralyzed Limb

David Friedenberg, Ph.D.

Principle Research Statistician, Battelle

Pre-Symposium Short Course

Course title - Modeling Longitudinal Categorical Response Data
Thursday April 28th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dr. Maura Stokes, Ph.D.

Senior R&D Director in the Advanced Analytics Division at SAS. She is the development product manager for SAS/STAT software and lead author of the SAS Press book Categorical Data Analysis Using SAS. Maura received her DrPH in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina. She is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and Adjunct Associate Professor at UNC