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  • 2022 ASA Philadelphia Chapter Travel Course - Friday, October 14, 2022
    In this course, attendees will learn the core principles of data visualization and the perception of visual information; the layered grammar of graphics; and best practices for creating effective visualizations.

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  • The Local ASA Chapter Is My Justice League
    The ASA was my professional turning point. My Justice League. And, for the most part, when I talk about the ASA, I am referring to my local chapter, the Philadelphia Chapter. 

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Mentorship Program

In 2017, the Philadelphia Chapter mentoring program was initiated by surveying all chapter members about their interest in becoming a mentee or mentor. Mentors and mentees were matched based on their responses.

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Career Day

The purpose of the career event is to provide useful information for students who are interested in pursuing a statistics career. Statisticians from pharmaceutical companies, consulting firms, and local universities will talk about their exciting career.

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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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Chapter Officers


Liao, Jason Jinzhong


Executive Director at Incyte Corporation 

Research Interests: Innovative study design, statistical method and applications in drug development.



Gou, Jiangtao

Vice President

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Villanova University

Research Interests: Clinical trials, Data Mining, Experimental design, Statistical Computing.



Hwang, Wei-Ting


Professor of Biostatistics at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Research Interests:
Longitudinal and survival analysis, prognostic and predictive modelling, early-phase oncology trial design.