Mortimer Spiegelman Award: Call for Nominations. Deadline is April 1, 2012


The Statistics Section of the American Public Health Association
invites nominations for the 2012 Mortimer Spiegelman Award honoring a
statistician aged 40 or younger who has made outstanding contributions
to health statistics, especially public health statistics.

The award was established in 1970 and is presented annually at the
APHA meeting. The award serves three purposes: to honor the
outstanding achievements of both the recipient and Spiegelman, to
encourage further involvement in public health of the finest young
statisticians, and to increase awareness of APHA and the Statistics
Section in the academic statistical community. More details about the
award including the list of the past recipients and more information
about the Statistics Section of APHA may be found here.

To be eligible for the 2012 Spiegelman Award, a candidate must have
been born in 1972 or later.  Please send electronic versions of the
nominating letter and the candidate’s CV to the 2012 Spiegelman Award
Committee Chair, Rafael A. Irizarry

Please state in the nominating letter the candidate’s birthday. The
nominator should include one or two paragraphs in the nominating
letter that describe how the nominee’s contributions relate to public
health concerns. A maximum of three supporting letters per nomination
can be provided. Nominations for the 2012 Award must be submitted by
April 1, 2012.