Boston Chapter of the ASA and

Boston University Department of Biostatistics

Present the



to be held at

Simmons College

Conference Center, Third floor, Main College Building,

300 The Fenway, Boston


Saturday, February 12, 2005

††††††††††††††††† 10:30 am ~ 11:00 am†††††† Beverages and mingling

††††††††††††††††† 11:00 am ~ 12:20 pm†††††† Panelist presentations (5 presentations)

††††††††††††††††† 12:20 pm ~†† 1:00 pm†††††† Lunch with the panelists

††††††††††††††††† 1:00 pm ~†† 2:30 pm†††††† Panelist presentations (6 presentations)

††††††††††††††††† 2:30 pm ~†† 3:00 pm†††††† Speak with panelists



Education†††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† David Bookston, M.Ed., Needham High School


Clinical Trials††††††††††††††††††††††† Scott Evans, Ph.D., Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, Harvard University


Epidemiology††††††††††††††††††††††† Susan Brogly, Ph.D., Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, Harvard University


Genomics††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mei-Ling Lee, Ph.D., Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School


Pharmacokinetics†††††††††††††††† Sue Rosenkranz, Ph.D., Frontier Science and Technology Research Foundation Inc., Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research


Industry Statistics†††††††††††††††† Maureen Mayer M.S., Raytheon, Inc.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Steven Wenner M.S., Gillette, Inc.


Actuarial Sciences†††††††††††† †† Eynshteyn Averbukh, Ph.D., FSA, MAAA, John Hancock Financial


Natural Hazards††††††††††††††††††† Greta Ljung, Ph.D., AIR Worldwide Corporation


Bioterrorism††††††††††††††††††††††††† Scott Evans, Ph.D., Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, Harvard University


Recruiting††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Torey Vizzo and Lori Judson, The Cambridge Group Ltd.


Moderator:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kerstin R. Allen, M.A., Rho Inc.


All those interested in a career in statistics are cordially invited to attend our first Career Day.


RSVPs for food by February 2nd:Sue Perry ( or 617-965-8000, x21.Late RSVPs welcomed, but food cannot be guaranteed.

Cancelations due to Weather: Please check our web page or call 617-965-8000, x23.


Many fields require the use of statistics.Statisticians from a number of these fields have generously offered their time to give you an idea of "what we do and why we like it".In fact we have a great line-up!Each panelist will talk about what (s)he does as a statistician; provide an interesting story; and give you a sense of what people look for when hiring statisticians in that field.A recruiter from a well-known firm will come to talk about career opportunities she sees in biostatistics and the types of salaries she tends to see.You will have lunch with the panelists, during which time you will have informal conversations about the type of work the panelist does.You will also have an opportunity to meet the panelists at the end of the presentations.


Detailed directions may be found transportation is recommended, if possible.


Directions once on Storrow Drive heading towards Kenmore Square/Fenway

Look for sign "Kenmore Square, Fenway, Route 1 South" and exit left, following sign for "Fenway 1 South." Do not take Kenmore Square exit. Instead, follow ramp up and exit right. Sign will say "Boylston St. Outbound, Riverway 1." You will be on Boylston Street. Stay in left lane and proceed to first light. Turn left onto Park Drive. Follow Park Drive to second light and cross Boylston Street and Brookline Avenue. Stay left. At third stoplight, bear left following "Fenway" sign. At fourth light, continue straight, crossing Brookline Avenue again. You will be on "The Fenway." Turn right onto Avenue Louis Pasteur right after Emmanuel College. Simmonsís parking lot sign is on left, about 1/2 block down.


By Public Transportation

MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority)
Take MBTA Green Line E train outbound Heath Street/Arborway to the Museum stop. Exit train. Take a right onto Louis Prang Street and walk past the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. The main campus, 300 The Fenway, will be on left.




Due to construction at Simmons College, guests are asked to find on-street parking.There should be ample parking on Palace Road and other nearby streets at that time of the morning.Visitors can also park at the MFA parking garage, which is just off the Fenway on Museum Road, although that is very expensive. If you are local, public transportation is the best option.

Another announcement regarding parking may come your way.We are trying to find more options.