For nearly 50 years, a statistical omission tantamount to data falsification sat undiscovered in a critical study at the heart of regulating one of the most controversial and widely used pesticides in America. Lianne Sheppard, a professor of biostatistics and environmental health in the UW School of Public Health is the study’s lead author.
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Lianne Sheppard, professor in UW Departments of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences and in Biostatistics honored by fellow scientists and receives the Research Integrity Award from the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology.
A monthly vaginal ring is one significant step closer to potentially becoming a new HIV prevention method for cisgender women in sub-Saharan Africa, who face persistently high rates of HIV infection but have few options to protect themselves. Story highlights work from Biostatistics researchers Elizabeth Brown and Barbra Richardson.