I Want to Be a - Statistician (Pt. 2)

by Marie Davidian, Tim Muma and Montserrat Fuentes  Saturday, July 13, 2013

Dr. Davidian is William Neal Reynolds Professor of Statistics at North Carolina State University. She develops statistical models and methods to analyze clinical trials and observational studies; for analysis of longitudinal data; for analysis in the presence of missing data; and for the development of personalized treatment strategies. Davidian is a Fellow of the ASA, the American Association...
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Dr. Montserrat Fuentes is Head and Full professor of Statistics (with tenure) at North Carolina (NC) State. Dr. Fuentes received her B.S. in Mathematics and Music (piano) from the University of Valladolid (Spain), and her Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Chicago (1999). Dr. Fuentes has authored over 75 scientific publications and served as principal investigator on more than 20 resea...
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Tim Muma is a Radio Program Coordinator at LocalJobNetwork.com (LJN). He is the host and producer for a variety of shows on LJNRadio where he engages with industry experts and individuals throughout the country to deliver current and relevant employment-related topics for his audience of job seekers, employed individuals, managers, and employers. He is also a co-host of job seeker webinars at LJ...
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Tim Muma continues his discussion with Marie Davidian and Montserrat Fuentes, both professors of statistics at North Carolina State University. In part two, the experts describe what they love about this field and touch on some of the myths associated with statisticians.

Children and even some adults fantasize about finding their dream job. Sometimes they don't know what it is or how to get there. I Want to Be a... will walk our starry-eyed job seekers through the reality of how to fulfill their life's goal of becoming exactly what they want.

Duration: 13 Minutes

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