Organizing Committee

Chair: Matt Shotwell (VUMC)
Jena Altstatt (VUMC)
Stephen Balogun
Yanina Bellini Saibene (INTA/R-Ladies/LatinR/MetaDocencia)
Audrey Carvajal (VUMC)
Peg Duthie (VUMC)
Ben French (VUMC)
Shawn Garbett (VUMC)
Amber Hackstadt (VUMC)
Omair A. Khan (VUMC)
Andrea Vargas Montero (Ixpantia)
Tom Stewart (VUMC)
Nicole Swartwood (Harvard)
Adithi R. Upadhya
Janey Wang (VUMC)

The organizing team is supported by Linux Foundation Events including Deb Giles, Ashlee Carlson, Natalie Fine, Naomi Washington, Nicole Blessing, and Tina Presley. The Linux Foundation Events team has provided support for conference registration, virtual event platform management, and accounting.

Program Committee

Luis Darcy Verde Arregoitia
Louis Aslett
Beth Atkinson
Jesse Blocher
Ben French
Lucy D’Agostino McGowan @LucyStats
Tal Galili @talgalili
Bob Muenchen
Dorothea Hug Peter
Riva Quiroga
German Rosati
Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
Yanina Bellini Saibene
Bruno Santos
Natalia da Silva @pacocuak
Matt Shotwell
Jesse Spencer-Smith
Tom Stewart
Nicole Swartwood

Vanderbilt Biostatistics

useR! 2022 is hosted by the Department of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Founded in 2003, the department is home to more than 45 faculty members and nearly 60 staff biostatisticians, bioinformaticians, data scientists, analysts, and application developers. Its faculty, staff, students, postdocs, and alumni have collaborated with colleagues around the world on numerous R projects in the quest to advance personalized health through cutting-edge medical research. These applications and tools include:

In addition to offering instruction in R through university coursework, the department also runs the Summer Institute at the Center for Quantitative Sciences, organizes programs such as the Statistical Computing Series, and maintains other resources to assist biostatisticians, clinical investigators, and other scientists and healthcare providers in fulfilling the mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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