Education and career
Margosches graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1969. After earning a master's degree at Rutgers University, she earned a second master's degree in public health at the University of Michigan in 1975. She completed her Ph.D. in biostatistics at Michigan in 1980; her dissertation was Nonparametric Tolerance Intervals For Sequential Monitoring.
She joined the Environmental Protection Agency in 1980, after completing her doctorate.
In 2007, Margosches was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association "for significant impact on scientific policy issues at the Environmental Protection Agency; for recruitment and mentoring of women in government agencies; and for exemplary service to the profession".
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