Iowa State University Distinguished Professor of statistics Alicia Carriquiry has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formally known as the Institute of Medicine, is an organization of professionals from fields of health, medicine, science, and more. NAM works closely with the National Academy of Science and the National Academy of Engineering. The academy elects professionals who are at the top of their field and have established involvement with the issues of health care, prevention of disease, education, or research. With the election, members commit to offer their service within the academies.