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 4/11/2024 Webinar (11 am EST), George Kordzakhia, PhD, Astra Zeneca Enhanced mixture gateekeeping procedures with hierarchy modification
 5/23/2024 Webinar (11 am EST), Jill Hasler, PhD, Fox Chase Cancer Center. Topic: TBD


  4/3/2024 We will again sponsor several special awards for this year's Delaware Valley Science Fair (DVSF) and participate in judging student projects by students grades 9 to 12. Please email us or contact Dr. Jason Martin if you are interested in judging this event along with fellow statisticians in the area. The judging event will take place at Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks (100 Station Ave, Oaks, PA 19456).  

  4/12-14/2024 DataFest Philly will return to Villanova University this spring. Currently, the event is looking for consultants, judges, or sponsors to participate in the event! Contact the organizer, Dr. Michael Posner if you are interested.

For past events, click here!!


 4/08/2024 The 16th UPenn Annual Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials is now open for registration! The topic for this year's conference is "Optimizing Dose Selection Across the Clinical Trials Spectrum" and will be in a hybrid format; the in-person activities will take place in the Rubenstein Auditorium at the Penn Medicine's Smilow Center for Translational Research. See agenda and registration detail here!  

 5/03/2024 ASA NJ Chapter will host a 2-hr webinar by Dr. Naitee Ting on Phase II Clinical Development of New Drugs (10:30am to 12:30pm EST). The webinar is free but you must pre-register here.


These annual awards recognize outstanding statisticians in the greater Philadelphia area for excellence in research,  practice, and teaching. Two student awards are also established for exceptional undergraduate and graduate students. See award criteria and the past award recipients.


  • Newly elected ASA fellows at 2023 JSM!
    • Kalyan Ghosh – Inference, Inc
    • Phyllis Gimotty – University of Pennsylvania
    • Inna Perevzoskaya – GSK
    • Alisa Stephens-Shields – University of Pennsylvania  
  • Outstanding Chapter Service Award
    Congratulations to Jason Martin for receiving an Outstanding Chapter Service Award at 2022 JSM!!!  Jason was recognized for his contribution to the Chapter for more than 10 years in various positions including secretary, vice president, and president.
    • Previous Service Award recipients in the Chapter include Bill Pikounis, Alexandra Hanlon, Cindy Gargano, Debra Panebianco, Paul Johansen, Devan Mehrotra, Albert Getson, and Boris Iglewicz.

We would like to share your accomplishments, please let us know!!


We are often looking for Chapter members to assist with webinar presentation, K-12 training workshop, website update, local science fairs judges, and writing for Chapter Chatter Newsletters, etc. Please contact us by email.


Stay tuned for an email early May for soliciting nominations for the next year's Chapter Officers. Self-nominations are strongly encouraged. Election will take place in June and the new terms starts in August 1. We look forward new and long-time members to join the leadership team. Please email us if you have any questions about nominating someone or yourself. 

Webinar Series

The webinars are organized to promote discussion, collaboration, and interactive learning in various fields of statistics, with topics ranging from teaching, statistical consultation, statistical applications as well as methodology and theory.

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Mentoring Program

In 2017, the Philadelphia Chapter mentoring program was launched. We surveyed the chapter members about their interest in becoming a mentee or mentor. Mentors and mentees then were matched based on their responses.

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Career Events

These events are designed to provide useful information for early-career statisticians or students who are interested in pursuing career in statistics. Statisticians from local or regional companies or colleges/universities will be invited to participate as a panelist.

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Member Highlights

Members of the Philadelphia Chapter are often highlighted by ASA Amstat News or other ASA publications. Do you want to know their career paths or why they choose the fields of statistics. Check out their stories here!

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