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ABOUT

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Kristin Sainani

Kristin Sainani (née Cobb) is an associate professor at Stanford University. She teaches statistics and writing; works on statistical projects in sports medicine; and writes about health, science, and statistics for a range of audiences. She authored the health column Body News for Allure magazine for a decade. She is also the statistical editor for the journal Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; and she authors a statistics column, Statistically Speaking, for this journal. She was the recipient of the 2018 Biosciences Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching at Stanford University. She offers an online medical statistics certificate program through the Stanford Center for Professional Development and teaches the popular Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Writing in the Sciences on Coursera. 

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Regina Nuzzo

Regina Nuzzo is an award-winning science writer, professional communicator, and statistics professor. She earned her Ph.D. in statistics from Stanford University and then went on to study science communication at University of California, Santa Cruz. She has been writing about science for more than 15 years, and her work has appeared in Reader’s Digest, Scientific American, Los Angeles Times, Knowable Magazine, and Nature, among other publications. She is currently a professor at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC, where she teaches statistics in American Sign Language. She is also a senior advisor for statistics communication at the American Statistical Association, where she works to make statistics accessible to broad audiences.