Dr. Huebner promoted to director of CSTAT
- Aug 22, 2019
- Homepage News, Faculty & Staff, Research, College of Natural Science, Statistics & Probability
The Michigan State University Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) has appointed Marianne Huebner, Ph.D., as the new director of the Center for Statistical Training and Consulting, or CSTAT.
In this role, Huebner will facilitate and manage statistical support and training opportunities for MSU faculty, staff and graduate students and external clients.
"I look forward to collaborating with other research units on campus, and support research excellence and creative scholarship in the MSU community," Huebner said.
Huebner comes to the position with a wealth of experience, having been senior associate consultant at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., where she directed consulting for the Department of Surgery. She has also held a visiting position at the University Medical Center in Hamburg, Germany, where she collaborated with the bioinformatics core, epidemiology research team and the medical biometry consulting group.
During her career, Huebner has served on grant proposal review panels for NSF, NIH and USDA. Her research spans biostatistics, dynamic prediction models in medical research, data mining of electronic health records and statistical genetics, with applications in breast and colorectal cancer, cardiovascular diseases, health education and sports medicine.
Huebner is a leader in the development of principled statistical methodology for initial data analysis. In addition to serving as director of CSTAT, Huebner is an associate professor in the MSU Department of Statistics and Probability in the College of Natural Science.
"I am thrilled that Prof. Huebner has accepted the job of directing CSTAT,” said Frederi Viens, MSU Department of Statistics and Probability chair. “Beyond her extensive experience as a statistical consultant at the highest levels, her scholarly accomplishments and service to the international community of applied statisticians lend her unique skills for this job. She is a person with true big-picture vision, as the entire scientific community is coming to terms with what it should means to analyze data in principled and reproducible ways."
To learn more about CSTAT and the services it provides to researchers across campus, please visit its new website here.
Banner image: Marianne Huebner, a leader in the development of principled statistical methodology for initial data analysis, has been promoted to the new director of the Center for Statistical Training and Consulting, or CSTAT. Her academic home is in the MSU Department of Statistics and Probability in the College of Natural Science.