directs the University Research Programs Administration that oversees policies, procedures and information systems relevant to research grants. Professor Zeger has been elected as a Member of the Institute of Medicine, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the American Statistical Association. He has served as expert witness to the U.S. Department of Justice and several states in their civil suits against the tobacco industry and as a member of the Board of Scientific Advisors for the Merck Research Laboratory. Professor Zeger is author or co-author of 3 books and more than 170 scientific articles and book chapters. Science Watch identified Dr. Zeger as one the top 25 most cited mathematical scientists of in the 1990s. He served for 12 years as founding co-editor of the Oxford University Press journal Biostatistics and a member of the Springer-Verlag editorial board for statistics. He was awarded the 2008 Wilks Award from the American Statistical Association for contributions to statistical science, 2007 Bradford Hill Medal from the Royal Statistical Society for outstanding contributions to medical statistics, and the 2007 Marvin Zelen Award from Harvard University for leadership in the field of biostatistics. In 2006, 2002 and 1988, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Student Assembly awarded Dr. Zeger with the Golden Apple for excellence in teaching.