- Guest Editor, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, Special Issue on Precision Medicine and Individualized Policy Discovery, 2019-2021, Appeared March and June 2021
- Associate Editor, Annals of Statistics, 2004-2021
- Associate Editor, Electronic Journal of Statistics, 2007-2009
- Associate Editor, International Journal of Biostatistics, 2005-2013
- Associate Editor, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 2011-2022
- Associate Editor, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 2015-2019
- Associate Editor, Statistics and Probability Letters, 2007-2009
- Associate Editor, Statistics Surveys, 2007-2009
Select National and International Professional Service
Clinical Research Committee, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (1997-2002).
Data Safety Monitoring Board, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (1999-2006).
Chair, Data Safety Monitoring Committee, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (2001-2006).
Program Chair, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, WNAR/IMS Joint Statistical Meeting, Los Angeles, California, June 23-26, 2002.
Program Co-Chair (with Jason P. Fine), Institute of Mathematical Statistics, ENAR/IMS Joint Statistical Meeting, Tampa, Florida, March 26-29, 2006.
Program Co-Chair (with Xiaotong Shen), Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Joint Statistical Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 1-6, 2009.
Biostatistical Methods and Research Design (BMRD) Study Section, National Institutes of Health (2011-2017).
Steering Committee Member for the SAMSI Innovations Lab on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Biomedical Data Science Challenges, July 20-24, 2015.
Planning Committee Member, Discussant, and Participant in Workshop on “Refining the Concept of Scientific Inference When Working with Big Data”, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, D.C., June 8-9, 2016.
Panel for Strategic Review of Public Health and Population Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, September 25-26, 2018.
External Review Committee (Chair) for the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Pennsylvanian, December 13-14, 2018.
Advisory Committee for the Department of Biostatistics, Peking University (2018-present).
COPSS Presidents’ Awards Committee (2021-present, chair 2022).
President-elect, President, and Past President, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (summer 2022 through summer 2025).
2004: Honored Alumni, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Brigham Young University.
2006: Fellow, American Statistical Association.
2007: Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
2010: Yakovlev Colloquium Speaker, University of Rochester, Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
2011: Accredited Professional StatisticianTM
2012: 2011 International Biometrics Society Best Paper in Biometrics Award for “Detecting disease outbreaks using local spatiotemporal methods”
2015: Myra Samuels Memorial Lecturer, Purdue University, Department of Statistics
2015: Institute of Mathematical Statistics Medallion Lecturer
2016: Distinguished Alumni Lecturer, University of Washington, Department of Biostatistics
2016: Plenary Speaker, Conference on Statistical Learning and Data Science, Chapel Hill, NC
2016: Distinguished Lecturer, Institute of Mathematical Statistics Asia Pacific Rim Meeting, Hong Kong
2016: Conference (Plenary) Speaker, SINAPE, Porto Alegre, Brazil
2016: Elected Member, International Statistical Institute
2016: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
2018: Keynote Speaker, Conference on Statistics and Health (Personalized Medicine and Big Data), Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
2018: Wijsman Lecturer, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2018: Keynote Speaker, ASA Georgia Chapter Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia
2019: Annual Invited Lecturer, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco
2019: Gottfried E. Noether Distinguished Scholar Award, American Statistical Association
2021: Palmetto Lecturer, Department of Statitsics, University of South Carolina
2022: VCU SSOR-Biostatistics Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research and Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University
2023: George W. Snedecor Award, Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS)