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Davidian To Receive Holladay Medal

Statistics professor Dr. Marie Davidian will receive the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed on a faculty member by trustees and the university.

Davidian, a faculty member at NC State for more than 20 years, has made significant contributions to statistical theory and practice in the health sciences. She serves as executive editor for the journal Biometrics, the leading scholarly publication on statistical methodology relevant to biological sciences.

Davidian is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Statistical Association and Institute of Mathematical Statistics. She is an elected ordinary member of the International Statistical Institute. In addition to serving as William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Statistics, she is an adjunct professor in the biostatistics and bioinformatics at Duke University, where she works a day each week on cardiovascular disease research with scientists at Duke Clinical Research Institute.

In 2009, Davidian was selected for the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies G.W. Snedecor Award, which honors an individual who was instrumental in the development of statistical theory in biometry.

The Holladay Medal is named for Col. Alexander Quarles Holladay, the university’s first president. It recognizes the contributions of faculty members in teaching, research and service. Winners receive a medal and a framed certificate, and their names are inscribed on a plaque in the NC State Faculty Senate chambers.

r. Marie Davidian To Receive Holladay Medal

The North Carolina State University Board of Trustees will award the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence to Dr. Marie Davidian, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Statistics, in recognition of her outstanding career at NC State. The Holladay Medal is the highest honor bestowed on a faculty member by the trustees and the university.

The Holladay Medal is named for Col. Alexander Quarles Holladay, the university’s first president. It recognizes the contributions of faculty members in teaching, research and service. Winners receive a medal and a framed certificate, and their names are inscribed on a plaque in the NC State Faculty Senate chambers.

Davidian has served NC State for more than 20 years, during which time she has made numerous, significant contributions to the theory and practice of statistics as it applies to challenges in the health sciences. In 2009, she was selected for the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies G.W. Snedecor Award – which honors an individual who was instrumental in the development of statistical theory in biometry.

Davidian is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and an elected ordinary member of the International Statistical Institute. In addition, Davidian is an adjunct professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Duke University, where she is in residence one day per week engaging in collaborative research on cardiovascular disease with scientists at Duke Clinical Research Institute. She serves as the executive editor for the journal, Biometrics, the premier scholarly publication reporting on statistical methodology relevant to the biological sciences.

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