Biostatistics Student Wins National Award

Xiaotian (Steven) Gao, a Masters student in the Department of Biostatistics at Pitt Public Health is the 2015 and inaugural winner of the Lingzi Liu memorial award. In February, Steven traveled to the 2015 ASA Conference on Statistical Practice in New Orleans, LA to receive the award. The Lingzi Liu Memorial award was created in remembrance of Lingzi Lui, a young promising first year Masters student in biostatistics who tragically lost her life in the Boston Marathon bombings. Steven was selected as the 2015 awardee for his outstanding qualifications and his promise as a practicing biostatistician. 


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