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Dr. Karl E. Peace receives Special Citation from ICSA

Peace2Dr. Karl E. Peace, Professor of Biostatistics, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University was awarded a Special Citation by the President of the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) in recognition of his contributions to the growth of the ICSA. Dr. Peace was recognized at the Awards Dinner on June 25, 2012 in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the ICSA in Boston, where he was a presenter and discussant at the Session: Statistical Paradigms and Methodologies for Clinical Development organized by Dr. James Hung, FDA Biometrics.

In 2004, Dr. Peace endowed The Jiann-Ping Hsu Biostatistical and Regulatory Sciences invited paper session in perpetuity at the annual ICSA meeting. The endowment provides travel support for a graduate student whose paper is deemed best by a panel of experts to attend the ICSA annual meeting and present at the session.  In 2006, Dr. Peace successfully lobbied the Executive Committee of the ICSA to incubate the central office of the ICSA (OICSA) within the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University. The OICSA is considered pivotal in the growth of the ICSA and provides financial support for a graduate student in biostatistics. Dr. Lili Yu, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health provides oversight for the OICSA.

Left: Dr. Ivan Chan, President of ICSA
Right: Dr. Karl Peace, Professor of Biostatistics, JPHCOPH

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