Guan wins ENAR and HSPP award

Qian Guan has won the 2017 ENAR Distinguished Paper Award and the 2017 ASA-HPSS Award.

Qian’s paper entitiled “A Principled Policy-Optimized Bayesian Nonparametric Formulation of Periodontal Recall Intervals” proposes a new technique to determine the optimal dynamic treatment regime from longitudinal observational data. This work is in collaboration with Brian Reich, Eric Laber, and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay (VCU), and will be presented at ENAR in Washington, DC and JSM in Baltimore, MD.