First Annual Janet L. Norwood Award

Jane F. Gentleman, Ph.D. For Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Statistical Sciences

RECIPIENT: Jane F. Gentleman, Ph.D.

  • Jane F. Gentleman, Ph.D.
  • Award
Jane F. Gentleman, Ph.D., is being honored as the first recipient of The Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences. She will accept the first annual Norwood Award at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in October at a luncheon in her honor.

After receiving an undergraduate and graduate degree from the University of Chicago, Dr. Gentleman received a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Waterloo in 1973. Following 14 years of teaching in the Department of Statistics at the University of Waterloo, she spent 9 years as a Senior Research Statistician at Statistics Canada, the Canadian Federal Government’s official source for social and economic statistics. In 1991, Dr. Gentleman accepted the role of Chief, Health Status & Vital Statistics Section and then, in 1997, Assistant Director, Analytic Methods with the Ottawa-based agency. She is currently the Director, Division of Health Interview Statistics, and National Center for Health Statistics in the Washington, D.C. area, which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Held On: October 4, 2002
Time: 10:30 A.M.
Location: Alys Stephens Center
Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall
1200 10th Avenue South
Birmingham AL


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