David B. Allison (NAM)
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David B. Allison (NAM) is Dean, Distinguished Professor, and Provost Professor at the Indiana University Bloomington School of Public Health. Prior, he was Distinguished Professor, Quetelet Endowed Professor, and Director of the NIH-funded Nutrition Obesity Research Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has authored over 600 scientific publications and received many awards, including the 2018 Harry V. Roberts Statistical Advocate of the Year Award from the American Statistical Association, the 2002 Lilly Scientific Achievement Award from The Obesity Society, the Andre Mayer Award from the International Association for the Study of Obesity, and the National Science Foundation Administered 2006 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. In 2009, he was awarded the Centrum Award from the American Society of Nutrition and the TOPS research achievement award from The Obesity Society. The NIH is funding him to organize and teach in national courses to improve research rigor. Professor Allison is committed to fostering the highest levels of rigor and integrity in the conduct of scientific research. Dr. Allison was a speaker and lead organizer for “Reproducibility of Research and Issues of Analysis” at the NAS Colloquium in 2017 and a member of NASEM’s panel on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science.

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