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Don Berry (statistician)

Donald Arthur Berry (born 1940[1]) is a statistician and one of the proponents of Bayesian statistics. He was the chairman of the Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center from 1999-2010, where he played a role in the use of Bayesian methods to develop innovative, adaptive clinical trials. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Sciences.[2] He founded Berry Consultants, a statistical consulting group, with Scott Berry in 2000.[3]

Don Berry
Alma materYale University
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Minnesota
Duke University
University of Texas
Doctoral advisorJoseph B. Kadane
Leonard J. Savage
Doctoral studentsLurdes Inoue


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  2. ^ Donald A. Berry, Ph.D., Division of Quantitative Sciences, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas. Retrieved 11 May 2009.
  3. ^ About Us Archived August 9, 2009, at the Wayback Machine., Berry Consultants. Retrieved 11 May 2009.

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