2007 Statistics Outstanding Alumnus: Domenic Reda

Domenic Reda Dr. Domenic Reda, of Burr Ridge, IL is the Director of the Hines Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA Cooperative Studies Program supports the development and evaluation of proposed studies and provides the funding, central administration, data processing and statistical analysis for ongoing studies. These studies are typically large, multi-hospital, randomized, prospective clinical trials, the results of which often have a major impact on the direction of health care in the VA and nationwide. A study conducted on coronary artery revascularization prior to major elective vascular surgery was named a Top Medical Story of 2005 by the editors of Journal Watch. He has written over 100 research articles which have been published in prestigious medical journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Annals of Internal Medicine, the Archives of Internal Medicine, Circulation, and the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. He received his M.S. in Applied Statistics from Purdue University in 1976 and earned a Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the University of Illinois in 2001. Reda received the Chapter Service Award, Northeastern Illinois Chapter, American Statistical Association, in 2006.

To read more about Domenic Reda, read his Alumni Profile.

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