Dr. Arlene Ash is Plenary Speaker at the 9th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics in Cleveland

Dr. Arlene Ash, Chief, Division of Biostatistics and Health Services Research in the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, was the Plenary Speaker at the Ninth International Conference on Health Policy Statistics which took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio on October 7th, 2011.  In Dr. Ash’s talk - entitled, “Making Statistics Relevant: Why Not Change the World?” - she challenged meeting attendees to learn from the great statisticians who have worked as educators, with policy-makers, and as "tool developers" to extend the discipline's reach for social justice.