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The Kocherlakota Award

The Kocherlakota Award honors outstanding achievement by a Biostatistics master's degree student on the first-year comprehensive examination. It is the analog of our award honoring outstanding achievement on the first-year comprehensive examination for Biostatistics PhD students. We are extremely grateful to our alumna Dr. Kathleen Kocherlakota (ScM 1963, ScD 1969), who has established this award in memory of her husband and our alumnus, Dr. Subrahmaniam Kocherlakota (ScD 1964).



2014 recipient Zhicheng Ji (l) with Honors & Awards committee member Martin Lindquist (r)

2014: Zhicheng Ji

2013: Yao Lu, Shilu Zhang

2012: Bing He

2011: Jiehuan Sun

2010: Qingfeng Li


Dr. Subrahmaniam Kocherlakota,whose life was dedicated to his family, teaching and research. To his friends and colleagues, he was known as Subu. (1935-2009)


For more information, please contact Mary Joy Argo, Academic Administrator (Phone: 410-614-4454; FAX: 410-955-0958; email:



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