Dr. Constantine Gatsonis named 2019 Mosteller Statistician of the Year!

Dr. Constantine Gatsonis was recognized last night by the Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and honored as the Chapter’s 2019 Mosteller Statistician of the Year. This is an annual recognition by the Boston Chapter of the ASA considering individuals from academia, industry and government who have made exceptional contributions to the field of statistics and who have shown outstanding service to the statistical community.

In recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions, Dr. Gatsonis was recognized at the Chapter's celebratory dinner and presented a talk on “Radiomic Markers for Diagnosis and Prediction: Promise and Hype.” The talk focused on his work in the quantitative analysis of imaging via machine learning methods for high dimensional data (“radiomics”) which is defining the new frontier for diagnostic imaging research. You can read more about the award dinner and Dr. Gatsonis’ work here.

Dr. Gatsonis is the Henry Ledyard Goddard University Professor at Brown University and the founding and former Chair of the Department of Biostatistics as well as the founding and current Director of the Center for Statistical Sciences. Dr. Gatsonis is a leading authority on the evaluation of diagnostic and screening tests and imaging markers, and has made major contributions to the development of methods for medical technology assessment and health services and outcomes research.

Please join us in congratulations Dr. Gatsonis on this well-deserved acknowledgement!