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Statistical Significance JSM Poster Winners
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Congratulations to the 2015 JSM Statistical Significance Poster Winners:
1st Place: Statistical Evaluation of Surface Metrology Data in Firearm Identification
Author: Tracy Morris, University of Central Oklahoma
• Effect of Data Transformations on the Interpretability of Principal Component Analysis Results
Author: Melanie Edwards, Exponent, Inc.
• Metric-Based Boxplots for Functional Data in the Presence of Time-Warping Variability
Author: Weiyi Xie, Ohio State University
Congratulations to the 2014 JSM Statistical Significance Poster Winners:
1st Place: Can biomarkers be combined to guide treatment?
Authors: Veronika Skrivankova, University of Washington
• Celebrating Statistics on ASA's 175th Anniversary
(Optimal Normality Transformation Methods for the Analysis of Biomarkers)
Author: Kelly H. Zou, Ching-Ray Yu, Martin O. Carlsson, and Ye Tan; Pfizer Inc.
• Spatial Statistics Guide Population Health
Authors: Kathryn A. Williams, Boston Children's Hospital/University of Ottawa
Congratulations to the 2013 JSM Statistical Significance Poster Winners:
1st Place (tie): Statistics Untangles Complex Diseases
Miranda Kroehl, B. Frederiksen, J.M. Norris, A. Baron; Colorado School of Public Health
1st Place (tie): Statistics Improves Data Extraction
Shemra Rizzo1, Robert E. Weiss1, Raj R. Makkar2.
1Biostastics department, UCLA; 2Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
Congratulations to the 2012 JSM Statistical Significance Poster Winners:
1st Place: The Optimal Thresholds of Biomarkers by Maximizing Various Metrics
Authors: Kelly H. Zou1, Martin O. Carlsson1, Kezhen Liu2 and Ching-Ray Yu1; 1Pfizer Inc, NY, NY; 2Rutgers University
• Oncology Phase I Dose-Finding Study
Author: Bo Huang, Pfizer Inc
• Data Monitoring Committees Improve Clinical Trials
Authors: David Kerr, Susan Moon and Shannon Grant, Axio Research
Congratulations to the 2011 JSM Statistical Significance Poster Winners:
1st Place: Statistical Models for Cropland Cash Rental Rates
Authors: Emily Berg1, Will Cecere1, and Malay Ghosh2; 1National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2University of Florida
2nd Place: Modeling of Smoking Cessation
Authors: Kelly H. Zou, Jeno P. Marton, Richard J. Willke; Pfizer Inc.
Richard A. Forshee and Mark O. Walderhaug, both of the FDA, were named named winners of the Statistical Significance Poster competition for their entry, titled "Statistics Helps Protect the Blood Supply" during the 2009 Joint Statistical Meetings in Washington, DC.