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Department of Biostatistics

The Helen Abbey Award

The Helen Abbey Award, established by friends, faculty, colleagues, and former students of Dr. Abbey (ScD, 1951), celebrates her long tenure with the Department of Biostatistics. The award honors a Biostatistics student in the second year or higher who has shown a commitment to teaching after graduation. Award winners are usually announced by the first of May each year.

Congratulations to 2023 recipients, Haley Grant and Claire Heffernan!

For more information, please contact Mary Joy Argo, Academic Administrator (phone: 410-614-4454; fax: 410-955-0958; email:

View our past Honors and Awards winners here or contact Erica Tunstall at for more information.