Mitchell H. Gail, M.D. Ph.D
|Organization:||National Cancer InstituteDivision of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Biostatistics Branch|
|Address:||NCI Shady GroveRoom 7E138|
Dr. Gail received an M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1968 and a Ph.D. in statistics from George Washington University in 1977. He joined NCI in 1969, and served as chief of the Biostatistics Branch from 1994 to 2008. Dr. Gail is a Fellow and former President of the American Statistical Association, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, and an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. He has received the Spiegelman Gold Medal for Health Statistics, the Snedecor Award for applied statistical research, the Howard Temin Award for AIDS Research, the NIH Director's Award, the PHS Distinguished Service Medal, and the Nathan Mantel Lifetime Achievement Award. Recently, he was elected as the Chair-Elect of the Section on Statistics at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).