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Marie Diener-West

diener-westmarieMARIE DIENER-WEST, PhD ‘84, the inaugural Helen Abbey and Margaret Merrell Professor of Biostatistical Education, is one of the world’s premier statistical educators. She was a student of Dr. Abbey, and, following in her footsteps, is the only seven-time recipient of the Golden Apple Award. Dr. Diener-West joined the Hopkins faculty in 1986, and was promoted to professor in 2000 in recognition of her contributions to statistical education and research in multi-center clinical trials. In 2008, Dr. Diener-West became Chair of the Master of Public Health Program at the School but continues teaching introductory biostatistics. She is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Society for Clinical Trials.