California Institute of Technology and an M.D. from the Stanford University School of Medicine.
HAL STERN is professor and chair of the Department of Statistics at the University of California at Irvine. Previously, he held faculty positions at Harvard University and at Iowa State University, where he directed graduate studies and held the Laurence H. Baker chair in biological statistics. His interests are in the areas of Bayesian methods, model diagnostics, and statistical applications to biological and social sciences. He received a B.S. in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in statistics from Stanford University.