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Dr. Andres Azuero wins award for best scientific paper by investigator at UAB

Science Unbound Foundation has announced its 2013 award winners for best scientific papers by investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and the New York Obesity Research Center at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The awards, plaque and cash prizes are for works published in 2012 in the areas of obesity, nutrition and statistical science.

George Howard, DrPH, professor in the UAB Department of Biostatistics, and Andres Azuero, PhD, assistant professor in the UAB Department of Nursing Com Hlth, Outcomes, Sys, were awarded co-recipient best papers by a UAB-based investigator in the area of general statistics. Dr Howard’s paper, A simple, assumption-free, and clinically interpretable approach for analysis of modified Rankin outcomes, was published February 16, 2012 in Stroke, http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.632935. Dr Azuero’s paper, A simple distribution-free algorithm for generating simulated high-dimensional correlated data with an autoregessive structure, published January 1, 2012 in Communication in Statistics Simulation and Computation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03610918.2011.579368.