Edmund A. Gehan, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, publishes, “Memoir of a Number Doctor”
“Memoir of a Number Doctor” by Edmund A. Gehan, Ph.D.
(December 21, 2017) – Edmund A. Gehan, Ph.D., a Professor Emeritus of Biostatistics, is happy to share his anticipated book, “Memoir of a Number Doctor” published in late 2017. His memoir represents a lifelong project and dream of his. Dr. Gehan has written a highly personal memoir about growing up in New York, his research accomplishments, family life, and varied experiences in running, trekking, skiing, travel and humor.
If interested in reading his memoir, Dr. Gehan has graciously shared the e-book, available for download.
Summary from Back Cover:
Edmund A. Gehan was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1929, majored in mathematics at Manhattan College and received a Ph.D. in Experimental Statistics and Public Health in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina. His career was spent as a biostatistician in cancer research at the National Cancer Institute, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, and the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center of Georgetown University. He held fellowships at Birkbeck College (London) and the University of Paris.
Dr. Gehan met and married Brenda McKeon in 1962 and they raised five children, James, Laura, Carole, Diane and Margery. He has written a highly personal memoir about growing up in New York, his research accomplishments, family life, and varied experiences in running, trekking, skiing, travel and humor. His objective is to live a fulfilling life and communicate in this book, a sense of excitement about the journey.