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Dr. Judy-Anne Chapman

Dr. Judy-Anne Chapman received her PhD in Statistics (Biometry) from the University of Waterloo (1974); and, did 3 years postdoctoral training, 2 as a Research Fellow of the NCIC. She worked in the teaching hospitals of the University of Toronto, and held an adjunct research appointment at the University of Waterloo from 1999-2005 before joining the NCIC-CTG group as Senior Biostatistician and the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at Queen's. She specializes in transdisciplinary breast cancer research proposing statistical standardization of hormone receptor values, improvements for cancer survival analyses, and new genome era tumour sample size considerations. Professionally, she spearheaded the formation of the Biostatistics Section of the StatisticalSociety of Canada (SSC), oversaw the implementation of SSC Accreditation of Professional Statisticians,and serves on the American Statistical Association Ad Hoc Committee to Propose an Approach to Individual Accreditation.

Dr. Chapman serves as a tutor in the Critical Appraisal sessions of the  Phase IIB undergraduate medical curriculum , and teaches and co-supervises MSc students in the biostatistics collaborative program.