Marianthi Markatou appointed as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Statistical Review

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Marianthi Markatou as one of the next Co-Editors-in-Chief of the International Statistical Review. Dr. Markatou replaces Nalini Ravishanker who stepped down at the end of February. Dr. Markatou joins Scott Holan as a Co-Editor-in-Chief. We would like to thank Professor Ravishanker for her dedicated service to the journal.

Dr. Markatou is SUNY Distinguished Professor and Associate Chair of Research and Healthcare Informatics, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Health Professions, with an additional appointment at the Jacobs School of Medicine, University at Buffalo. Her research interests are broad and include problems at the interface of statistics and machine learning, mixture models, robustness, theory and applications of statistical distances, model assessment and selection, classification and clustering, emerging safety sciences, biomedical informatics, text mining, and other healthcare applications.

Dr. Markatou is an Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association, an Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute. She has twice been awarded a Fulbright fellowship to establish and expand research collaborations between the United States and Greece.

Dr. Markatou was for many years a Professor of Biostatistics and an affiliate Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University, NY. She has served as a Program Director of Statistics at the National Science Foundation and as a Scientific Advisor to the Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Food and Drug Administration.