Vanderbilt University's Meridith Blevins, M.S., Biostatistician III, has won the First Annual Linda Stewart Applied Analysis Report Contest for her excellent analysis report. The Department of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University contest was named in honor of Linda Stewart, Department Administrator and was open to all VU statisticians. Faculty and an experienced clinical expert judged entries on the appropriateness of methods, innovation, and exceptional exposition of the problem, analysis, result and conclusion. The award comes with a $250 prize.

“We're very fortunate to work with Meridith,” said Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, “she is one of the best.”

Congratulations, Meridith!