Sander Greenland

Sander Greenland

Sander Greenland

Class of: 1976

Departments: Epidemiology

Lester Breslow Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Sander Greenland is Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology and Statistics at the UCLA Fielding School. He is a leading contributor to epidemiologic statistics, theory, and methods. His research focuses on the limitations and misuse of statistical methods in observational studies. He has authored or co-authored more than 400 articles and book chapters in epidemiology and statistics, and co-authored the textbook Modern Epidemiology.

Dr. Greenland has served on the editorial boards of statistics and epidemiology journals, and as an advisor to numerous agencies including the Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of California, the National Academy of Sciences, and the World Health Organization. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Royal Statistical Society, and has been an invited speaker at universities and conferences in statistics and epidemiology throughout the world. He has received honors from the Albert Einstein Medical College, the University of Aarhus, and the Food and Drug Administration for his work on statistical and epidemiologic methods for drug and device safety evaluation.
Dr. Greenland received his MPH and DrPH in epidemiology from the UCLA Fielding School.

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