LITTLE ROCK – Paula K. Roberson, Ph.D., chairman of the Department of Biostatistics in the
Roberson will serve a four-year term, beginning July 1, on the Clinical Oncology Study Section in the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review. The study sections review and make recommendations on grant applications and survey the status of research in their fields of science.
Roberson joined the UAMS faculty in 1993 as an associate professor in the
Roberson is a fellow in the American Statistical Association and chaired the organization’s Council of Chapters in 1998. She also is a member of the International Biometric Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She previously was a member of numerous NIH study sections, site visit teams or special review committees.
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