UC Berkeley professor Nicholas Jewell has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors possible in the fields of health and medicine. The academy recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Jewell becomes Berkeley’s 11th living faculty member in the National Academy of Medicine. Jewell is a professor of biostatistics and statistics in the Department of Statistics and the School of Public Health. He is an expert in statistical methods related to infectious diseases, biostatistical techniques in epidemiological data analysis, survival analysis and stochastic processes and genomics. At UC Berkeley since 1981, Jewell has held many leadership roles, including serving as vice provost from 1994 to 2000.
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