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Statistics educator

John Whitehead, British Statistics educator. Fellow Royal Statistical Society, International Statistical Institute; member International Biometric Society.

Background

Whitehead, John was born on January 16, 1950 in Blackburn, England. Son of Roy and Irene Winifred (Foster) Whitehead.

Education

Bachelor in Mathematics with 1st class honors, Worcester College, Oxford, England, 1971; Master of Science in Probability and Statistics, U. Sheffield, England, 1972; Doctor of Philosophy in Probability and Statistics, U. Sheffield, England, 1975.

Career

Lecturer in mathematics, Chelsea College, U. London, 1974-1978; lecturer in applied statistics, U. Reading, England, 1978-1982, 84-87; reader in applied statistics, U. Reading, England, 1987-1991; professor applied statistics, U. Reading, England, since 1991; director medical and pharmaceutical statistics research unit, U. Reading, England, since 1994; visiting investigator, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, 1982-1984.

Membership

Fellow Royal Statistical Society, International Statistical Institute. Member International Biometric Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, cross-country skiing.

Connections

Married Patricia Anne Sowray, August 17, 1974.

father:
Roy Whitehead

mother:
Irene Winifred (Foster) Whitehead

spouse:
Patricia Anne Sowray