Elizabeth Margosches

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Elizabeth Helen Margosches is an American statistician who worked on risk assessment for the United States Environmental Protection Agency.[1][2][3]

Education and career[edit]

Margosches graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1969.[2] 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.[4] She completed her Ph.D. in biostatistics at Michigan in 1980;[3] her dissertation was Nonparametric Tolerance Intervals For Sequential Monitoring.

She joined the Environmental Protection Agency in 1980, after completing her doctorate.[3]


Margosches was president of the Caucus for Women in Statistics for the 1998 term,[5] and chaired the Committee on Women in Statistics of the American Statistical Association in 2005.[3]


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".[1]


  1. ^ a b American Statistical Association, Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies, and Institute of Mathematical Statistics (2007), Plenary & Awards Sessions presented at the 167th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah (PDF), p. 27, retrieved 2018-12-24CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ a b Interviewing Potential Bosses: Bi-College Career-Exploration Days in D.C., Bryn Mawr College, February 2, 2012, retrieved 2018-12-24
  3. ^ a b c d "Candidates for WSS Representative-at-Large: Elizabeth H. Margosches, US EPA", Newsletter of the Washington Statistical Society, May 2008, retrieved 2018-12-24
  4. ^ Proceedings of the Board of Regents, University of Michigan, October 1975, p. 140
  5. ^ Presidents 1971–2017 (PDF), Caucus for Women in Statistics, retrieved 2018-12-19