Dean, Distinguished Professor, and Provost Professor, Indiana University
David B. Allison is dean, distinguished professor, and provost professor of the School of Public Health at Indiana University-Bloomington. He received his Ph.D. from Hofstra University. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University and held a faculty position at the NIH-funded New York Obesity Research Center at Columbia University until 2001, followed by 17 years at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, serving as distinguished professor and director of the NIH-funded Nutrition Obesity Research Center. An elected member of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academies. In 2018, he was selected to receive The Harry V. Roberts Statistical Advocate of the Year Award from the American Statistical Association. His research interests include obesity, energetics, aging, longevity, statistical methods, and research rigor.