Gina-Maria Pomann, PhD receives Early Career Award from the Association for Clinical and Translational Statisticians (ACTStat)

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Gina Maria Pomann, PhD
Jul. 22, 2019

The Association of Clinical and Translational Statisticians named Gina-Maria Pomann as the 2019 winner of the Association for Clinical and Translational Statisticians (ACTStat) Early Career Award.  Dr. Pomann serves as the Director of the CTSI Biostatistics Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Methods Core in the Department.  The purpose of the Early Career Award is to recognize the meritorious works and achievements of an early career individual that has provided substantial support to team clinical or translational science through the practice of statistics. Those within seven years of their terminal degree are eligiible to apply.  The Early Career Award winner presents their work as a talk at the annual meeting on July 27, and 28 in Denver, CO. Dr. Pomann will present her work on ‘A two-sample distribution-free test for functional data with application to a diffusion tensor imaging study of multiple sclerosis’ which focuses on the development of a novel and straight forward statistical method to test for clinical differences in complex clinical data.

As a Statistical Research Scientist, Dr. Pomann participates in both collaborative and methodological research. Her primary areas of expertise focus on experimental design, image analysis, and functional data analysis. Dr. Pomann has collaborated on research projects in cardiology, hospital medicine, urology, and surgery. As director of the Core, an additional area of active research she focuses on is the development and publication of models and materials that can be employed to optimize the construction and management of these collaborative teams.