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Statistical Significance JSM Poster Winners
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Congratulations to the 2016 JSM Statistical Significance Poster Winners:
      1st Place: Statistics Drives Efficiency in Healthcare, Grace Shrader, University of Wisconsin
      2nd Place: Statistics and Evidence-Based Medicine, Lucy D'Agostino McGowan, Vanderbilt University
      Other Entrants:
         • Statistics Helps Protect Workers, Nathan Drew, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
         • Statistics for Systems Biology, Jami Jackson, NCSU
         • Statistics Guides Combination Drug Development, Sofia Paul, Novartis

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
      2nd Place:
         • 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
      2nd Place:
         • 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
      2nd Place:
         • 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.