Welcome to the Mental Health Statistics Section!

The Mental Health Statistics Section aims to provide a forum for communication among statisticians and mental health researchers, facilitate development and use of sound statistical methodologies in mental health research, and promote career opportunities for statisticians in mental health research


  • Nine MHSS members become ASA Fellows

    This year, nine MHSS members were selected to become ASA fellows. We congratulate

    • Hongyuan Cao
    • Guoqing Diao
    • Birol Emir
    • Tanya Pamela Garcia
    • Samiran Ghosh
    • Douglas D. Gunzler  
    • John Kornak
    • Michelle Shardell
    • Min Zhang

    Please join us in congratulating them on this accomplishment. There will be a special acknowledgement of these members at the Mental Health Statistics Section Mixer (co-hosted with the Heath Policy Statistics Section) at JSM. 

  • 2024 MHSS Student Paper Award Winners

    We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 MHSS Student Paper Award competition. 

    The quality of all submissions this year was very high. As a result, in addition to awarding two prizes for the top papers, we are also announcing two honorable mentions for exceptional scholarship. 

    The 2024 MHSS Student Paper Award Winners: 

    • Yixi Xu (Indiana University)
    • Xiaohui Yin (University of Connecticut)

    The 2024 MHSS Student Paper Award Honorable Mentions: 

    • Miyeon Yeon (Florida State University)
    • Xiaojing Sun (Purdue University)

    There will be an award ceremony at the Mental Health Statistics Section mixer at JSM 2024 to announce the winning submissions and honorable mentions and to present awards. We look forward to seeing you then! 

MHSS Webinars

The MHSS is pleased to continually offer a number of webinars.

2024 Webinars


New webinars for 2024 will be announced soon! 

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