Barry Katz has been named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), announced ASA President Jessica Utts. Dr. Katz is Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at IUPUI School of Medicine and Richard M Fairbanks School of Public Health. "I congratulated Barry on being honored as a new ASA Fellow," said Utts. "His accomplishments have contributed greatly to the advancement of statistical science and have rightly earned him the respect and admiration of his ASA peers."
To be recognized as an ASA Fellow, honorees must make outstanding professional contributions to and have exhibited leadership in the field of statistical science. Dr. Katz was honored for outstanding contributions to biostatistics and biomedical research, for the development and leadership of a Department of Biostatistics and associated academic degree programs, and for exceptional service to the Central Indiana Chapter of the ASA. Dr. Katz will be awarded a certificate at a ceremony August 2, 2016, at the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM 2016) in Chicago, IL.