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Department of Biostatistics

The Margaret Merrell Award

This award, established in 1995 by the friends, colleagues, and former students of the late faculty member Dr. Margaret Merrell (ScD, 1930), recognizes outstanding research by a Biostatistics doctoral student.

Award winners are usually announced by the first of May each year.

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 recipients Arkajyoti Saha (Advisor: Nilanjan Chatterjee; Co-Advisor: Abhirup Datta) and Bingkai Wang (Advisor: Michael Rosenblum; Co-Advisor: Brian Caffo)!

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