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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Michigan Researcher Receives International Indian Statistical Association Award

Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee, University of Michigan SPH professor of biostatistics and epidemiology, was one of two 2014 recipients of the International Indian Statistical Association’s Outstanding Young Researcher award.  She received the award in the category of statistical applications. A central theme of Dr. Mukherjee’s research program has been to develop new methodologies for characterizing gene-environment interaction under various epidemiological designs. Her research illustrates the advantages of using Bayes and empirical Bayes techniques to analyze complex epidemiological data.