Geert Molenberghs

Biographical Sketch

Geert Molenberghs is Professor of Biostatistics at Universiteit Hasselt and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. He received B.S. in mathematics (1988) and Ph.D. in biostatistics (1993) from the Universiteit Antwerpen. Prof. Molenberghs published methodological work on surrogate markers in clinical trials, categorical data, longitudinal data analysis, and on the analysis of non-response in clinical and epidemiological studies. He served as Joint Editor for Applied Statistics (2001-2004), Co-editor for Biometrics (2007–2009) and as President of the International Biometric Society (2004-2005). He currently is Co-editor for Biostatistics (2010–2012).

Prof. Molenberghs was elected a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and received the Guy Medal in Bronze from the Royal Statistical Society. He has held visiting positions at the Harvard School of Public Health (Boston, MA). He is founding director of the Center for Statistics at Hasselt University and currently the director of the Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and statistical Bioinformatics, I-BioStat, a joint initiative of the Hasselt and Leuven universities.

Prof. Molenberghs and Prof. Verbeke are editors and authors of several books on the use of linear mixed models for the analysis of longitudinal data (Springer Lecture Notes 1997, Springer Series in Statistics 2000, Springer Series in Statistics 2005, Chapman Hall/CRC 2007). They have taught well over a hundred short and longer courses on the topic at universities as well as industry, in Europe, North America, Latin America and Australia.

Prof. Molenberghs and Prof. Verbeke have received four Excellence in Continuing Education Awards from the American Statistical Association for short courses offered at Joint Statistical Meetings.

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