GELLER Nancy, NHLBI, USA<br>Nancy L. Geller has been the Director of the Office of Biostatistics Research at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health since 1990. She directs a group of 12 statisticians who collaborate in the design, implementation, monitoring and analysis of multicenter clinical trials in heart, lung and blood diseases and sleep disorders and administers all statistical activities of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. She has been or is involved in the design and analysis of a number of cardiovascular trials, including PEACE, AFFIRM, WHI (Women’s Health Initiative), FREEDOM, ACCORD, COAG (Clarification of Optimal Anticoagulation through Genetics) and the Ranolazine ICD trial (RAID). She has published nearly 200 papers in the statistical and medical literature.
She is an Associate Editor of Biometrics and a member of the Editorial Board of Clinical Trials. She is a Fellow of both the International Statistics Institute and the American Statistical Association. She was the winner of the 2009 Janet L. Norwood Award for outstanding achievement by a woman in the statistical sciences and was 2011 President of the American Statistical Association.