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  Next webinar is scheduled for September 12, 2024!!!

 10/11/2024 Virtual ASA traveling course (9am-4pm EST) .Fundamentals of Causal Inference: With R" by Prof Babette Brumback. Registration open in September. Stay tuned~


 Stay tuned for future events !! For past events, please click here!!


Check out the Summer 2024 issue of the newsletter for the last year's events and news of our Chapter!


9/16-19/2024 Penn Conference on Big Data in Biomedical and Public Health Sciences will focus on artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and causal inference this year. For agenda and registration, please click here.

10/4/2024 NJ Chapter and Bayer Statistics and Data Insights are hosting a joint workshop on Trends and Innovations in Clinical Statistics and Beyond: Cell and Gene Therapy. RSVP to Nancy O'Donnell by Sept 6.


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. Nominations usually open in mid October. See award criteria and the past award recipients.


    We are often looking for Chapter members to assist with webinar presentation, K-12 training workshop, website update, local science fairs judging, and writing for Chapter Chatter Newsletter, etc. Contact us by email if you are interested. 


    • Newly elected ASA fellows for 2024! Just announced! Come celebrate at 2024 JSM!
      • Recai M. Yucel – Temple University
      • Luke J. Keele – 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.
    • Nandita Mitra of the University of Pennsylvania received 2024 L. Adrienne Cupples Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service in Biostatistics by Boston University School of Public Health
    • Michael Posner of the Villanova University was recognized by 2023 Biostatistics Distinguished Alumni Award by Boston University School of Public Health
    • Yong Chen of the University of Pennsylvania was inducted as a 2023 fellow for the American Medical Informatics Association 

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


    The voting for the next year's Chapter Officers is ended. Congratulations to Paul Bernhardt (Villanova), Qin Liu (Wistar), Yimei Li (Penn), Li He (Merck) to be elected as Chapter President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer for 2024-2025, respectively. The new term starts in August 1. We look forward a product year ahead under the new leadership. Please email us if you have any questions about the Chapter Officer Election result and other suggestions for the Chapter.

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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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        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 panelists.

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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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