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2020 SFASA Holiday Celebration

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Keynote Speeches and Panel Discussion on “A Positive Outlook During the Covid Era: how statistics could contribute to a better 2021”

Keynotes Speakers

• Dr. Manisha Desai, Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Data Science, Director of Quantitative Sciences Unit, Stanford University. "Three vignettes illustrating the role of data science in helping to address a global pandemic".

• Dr. Xihong Lin, Professor and Former Chair of Biostatistics, Professor of Statistics, Director of the Program in Quantitative Genomics, Harvard University. "Learning from COVID-19 Data in Wuhan, USA and the World on Transmission, Health Outcomes and Interventions".


• Dr. Manisha Desai, Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University

• Dr. Steven Goodman, Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, and of Medicine, Stanford University

• Dr. Xihong Lin, Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, Harvard University

• Dr. Thomas Snyder, Vice President of Research for immunoSEQ Dx, Adaptive Biotechnologies

• Dr. David Zhang, Vice President of Biometrics and Digital Health, MyoKardia

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• Dr. Ron Wasserstein, Executive Director of American Statistical Association

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