Welcome to the home page for the Boston Chapter of the
American Statistical Association.
We serve statisticians from Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
- We sponsor students for membership in Mu Sigma Rho, the national
honorary society for statistics. More information is available
- The BCASA newsletters is available
- ASA’s Chapter Chatter is available
- Link to the BCASA Officers is
- Recent Event Updates:
A talk by Geoff Cummings
The Boston Chapter and the Brandeis University Psychology department recently hosted a talk
by Geoff Cummings titled “Significance roulette, the sampling distribution of the p-value,
and strategies for tackling the replication crisis”, Cassandra Pattanayak was the discussant.
A you tube video of Dr. Cummings giving a similar lecture on this topic can be found
Scott Evans of Harvard University moderated the event. Discussion topics included: personalized medicine, clinical trial master protocols, orphan drug development, adaptive trial designs, optimizing endpoints to meet the trial objectives, and patient reported outcomes.
From left to right: Geoff Cummings, Cassandra Pattanayak, and Miriam Chernoff.
We have events (evening dinner lectures, workshops, and parties)
approximately once a month except in the summer.
See the calendar below for future and past events.