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Jun-mo Nam, M.S.

Math Statistician

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Jun-mo Nam, M.S.

Jun-mo Nam, M.S.

Organization:National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Biostatistics Branch
Address:NCI Shady Grove
Room 7E136


Mr. Nam received a M.S. in mathematical statistics from the University of Washington in 1966. He served as a research associate at School of Medicine, University of Washington. In 1969, he joined the NCI as a mathematical statistician. He is a recipient of U.S. Public Health Service Special Achievement Award, 1979, and a Sustained Superior Performance award, 1999.

Research Interests

Statistical Methods

  1. Interval estimation of a difference between two marginal probabilities in matched samples
  2. Statistical methods for assessing a reliability of ratings using kappa agreement in multiple studies
  3. Simultaneous testing both the sensitivity and the specificity in a diagnostic study
  4. Establishing equivalence of two treatments in survival with censoring and sample size determination


  1. HLA allele distributions by major races in U.S. based on molecular typing 
  2. Maternal hormone levels and cryptochism in sons 
  3. Individual worker's exposure level related to an area exposure measurement