Professional & Public Service


  • Chair, Chair Elect, and Past Chair, ASA SEction on Bayesian Staitsical Science, 1999-2001.

  • ASA Videotaping Committee, 1993-present.

  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Council Member, 1986-1991, 1998-2001.

  • Editorial Board, ASA-SIAM Series on Statistics and Applied Probability, 1998-2000.

  • ASA-AAAS (Section U, Statistics) Representative to Section P, 1998-2000.

  • Carnegie Mellon University, Statistics Department Advisory Board, 1992-1998.

  • NSF Group Infrastructure Grant Review Panel, 1996.

  • Editorial Search Committee for Statistical Science, IMS, 1994, 1997.

  • Transportation Research Board Review Committee, National Research Council, 1996.

  • Co-Chair, Statistics and Evaluative Science Concentration, Harvard Ph.D. Program in Health Policy, 1992-1998.

  • Duke University: Institute for Statistics and Decision Science, Review Committee, 1992.

  • Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics, National Research Council, 1989-1992.

  • Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics Subcommittee on Combining Information, 1990-1992.

  • Kaiser Foundation: Health Promotion Program Evaluation Advisory Committee, 1986-1991.

  • Board of Directors, American Statistical Association, 1984.

  • Presidential Young Investigators, Review Committee for Mathematical Sciences, National Science Foundation, September 1983.

  • Chair, Special Papers Committee, Institute of Math Statistics, 1981.

  • Executive Editor, Statistical Science, IMS, 1989-1991.

  • Editor, Theory and Methods, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 1983-1985.

  • Associate Editor, Annals of Statistics, IMS, 1980-1982.

  • Associate Editor, Journal of American Statistics Association, 1970-1972.