Dr. Susan Murphy Presents the 2010 K.C.S. Pillai Memorial Lecture

April,  2010


Dr. Susan Murphy was the invited speaker for the K.C.S. Pillai Memorial Lecture which was held on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 4:30 pm in MA 175. The title of her talk will be "Individualizing Dynamic Treatments: Statistical Challenges and Some Solutions." Refreshments followed the seminar at 5:30 pm in HAAS 111.

Dr. Susan Murphy is the H.E. Robbins Professor of Statistics, a Professor of Psychiatry, and a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. Her current primary interest is in causal inference and multi-stage decisions sometimes called dynamic treatment regimes or adaptive treatment strategies. She is particularly interested in developing statistical methods and experimental designs that can be used in formulating dynamic treatment regimes. For more information about her work, please visit her homepage.

Murphy earned her Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1989. She is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

The K.C.S. Pillai Memorial Lecture is named in memory of Professor K.C.S. Pillai.