PhD student, Siyun Yang was selected to receive one of the Distinguished Student Paper Awards, presented by the Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society. The award recognizes her paper “Power analysis for cluster randomized trials with multiple continuous co-primary endpoints.”
Siyun is currently a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Duke University with a research background in causal inference and design and analysis of cluster randomized trials. She completed research on this paper through collaboration with Fan Li, PhD, Yale University. Fan Li was the first PhD candidate to successfully complete his PhD in the Department in 2019.
As an award winner, Siyun’s work will be acknowledged during the ENAR 2022 Spring Meeting in Houston, Texas in March. In addition, she will attend the ENAR President’s Reception and receive a year membership in ENAR.