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UW Biostatistics graduate Peter Sasieni named Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

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Congratulations to UW Biostatistics alumnus Peter Sasieni (PhD 1989) who was named a 2023 Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Sasieni, a professor of cancer epidemiology at the Wolfson Institute of Population Health at Queen Mary University of London, was recognized as an outstanding biostatistician and epidemiologist whose work on cervical screening and human papillomavirus infection has transformed cervical cancer control internationally.

Sasieni is also the recipient of the 2023 Don Listwin Award for outstanding contribution to cancer early detection. He was selected for his transformational work around the design and execution of clinical trials in cancer early detection and prevention, in addition to practice changing research, including breast cancer, e-cigarette trials, early detection of Barrett’s oesophagus, and the prevention of oesophageal cancer.