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Bailer to present Sigma Xi Lecture

A. John Bailer, named Researcher of the Year by Sigma Xi, the scientific honor society, will lecture on "How Much is Too Much" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in 40 Irvin Hall.

Bailer (mathematics and statistics) is a biostatistician specializing in toxicology.

He will discuss how experimental and observational studies are used to assess the risk of occupational and environmental hazards.

His talk will address questions such as:

• What do we mean by risk?

• How can different regulatory agencies obtain different risk estimates based upon the same data?

A reception will begin at 3:30 p.m. before the lecture.

Date Published: 11/11/1999
Volume: 19   Number: 16


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