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medical educator

Ronald Brookmeyer, American medical educator. Achievements include research on the development of statistical methods in epidemiology. Recipient Golden Apple Teaching award, Johns Hopkins University, 1985, 1999, 2004; visiting scholar Woodrow Wilson School Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 2008-2009.


Brookmeyer, Ronald was born on September 4, 1954 in New York City.


Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, Cooper Union College, New York City, 1975. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1980.


Lecturer statistics University Wisconsin, Madison, 1980—1981. Assistant professor biostatistics Johns Hopkins University School Public Health, Baltimore, 1981—1985. Visiting biostatistician National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, 1986.

Associate professor biostatistics Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School Public Health, Baltimore, 1985—1990, professor biostatistics, since 1990, chair, director Master in Public Health progressive, 2002—2008. Chairman international advisory committee Joint United Nations Programme on Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Geneva, 2008. National biosurveillance advisory committee Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, since 2008.


  • Achievements include research on the development of statistical methods in epidemiology.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science (chairman statistics section 2007), American Statistical Association (chairman biometrics section 1996, chair-elect statistics in epidemiology section 2009). Member: Society for Epidemiologic Research, American Public Health Association (Mortimer Speigelman gold medal in Health Statistics), Institute Medicine, Biometrics Society (council member 2004).