June 20, 2013
Roeder recipient of 12th Annual Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences
Prof. Kathryn Roeder is the recipient of the Twelfth Annual Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences. She will accept the award, given by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Public Health and Department of Biostatistics, on September 11, 2013 where she will give a talk entitled “Statistics and Genetics Open a Window into Autism.” Prof. Roeder is being given this award for her research interests in theoretical and applied statistics. Her translational research in statistical genetics led to the use of mixture models methodology striving to explain the heterogeneity of nature.