Ralph B. D’Agostino, Sr., Ph.D.

Title:  Mathematician, Statistician,
Educator, Consultant
Company: Boston University,
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Location:  Winchester, MA United States


  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (1980)
  • American Public Health Association (APHA) (1979)
  • American Society for Quality Control (ASQC) (1974)
  • American Statistical Association (ASA) (president 1971-1972)
  • Biometrics Society (1983)
  • Cardiovascular Epidemiology Council of American Heart Association, fellowship
  • Harvard Clinical Research Institute (HCRI)
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) (1967)
  • National Council of American Statistical Association (member, 1973-1975)
  • NRC Research Associateship Program (1981-1988)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1962)
  • Sigma Xi (1964)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” Marquis Who’s Who (1992-2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2016, 1986-2000)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2002-2016, 1987-1998)
  • Honoree, The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds in Clinical Medicine, Thomson Reuter’s (2015-2016)
  • Named, One of the Most Influential Researchers in Clinical Medicine (2014)
  • Recipient, Excellence Award for Distinguished Service and Contributions, American Public Health Association (2014)
  • Honoree, Among the 400 Most Influential Biomedical Scientists in Biomedical Literature, European Journal of Clinical Medicine (2013)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (2004-2012, 1997-2000)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (1993-2008)
  • Recipient, FDA Advisory Committee Service Award (2008)
  • Recipient, United States Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee Service Award (2008)
  • Remington Lecturer, American Heart Association, Cardiovascular Epidemiology section (2006)
  • Recipient, HealthMart ’97 Investing in Information Award, Massachusetts Health Data Consortium Inc., Boston, MA (1997)
  • Lowell Reed Lecturer, American Public Health Association (1996)
  • Rankin Visiting Professor, Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, University of Wisconsin (1995)
  • Commissioner’s Special Citation, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner (1995, 1981)
  • Honoree, Statistician of the Year, Boston Chapter, American Heart Association (1993)
  • Recipient, Statistician of the Year Award, American Statistical Association, Boston Chapter (1993)
  • Fellow, American Heart Association (1991)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1990)
  • Member Visiting Lecturer Series of Statistical Societies (1980-1990, 1975-1977)
  • Recipient, Metcalf Cup and Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Boston University (1985)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Alumni Award, Boston University College of Liberal Arts (1974)
  • Recipient,  National Institutes of Health Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (1962-1968)
  • Co-author and Editor of Eleven books
  • Numerous professional publications and peer reviewed journals
  • Recipient, American Statistical Association, Fellow

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