Professor of Biostatistics
Geert Verbeke is Professor in Biostatistics at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Universiteit Hasselt in Belgium. He received the M.S. degree in mathematics (1989) from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, the M.S. in biostatistics (1992) from Universiteit Hasselt, and earned a Ph.D. in biostatistics (1995) from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
Geert Verbeke has published extensively on various aspects of mixed models for longitudinal data analyses about which he co-authored and co-edited several text books (Springer Lecture Notes 1997; Springer Series in Statistics 2000 and 2005; Chapman & Hall / CRC 2009).
He held visiting positions at the Gerontology Research Center and the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD), was International Program Chair for the International Biometric Conference in Montreal (2006), Joint Editor of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A (2005-2008), and Co-editor of Biometrics (2010-2012). He served on a variety of committees of the International Biometric Society, is elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute. He was elected international representative in the Board of Directors of the American Statistical Association (2008- 2010) and council member of the Royal Statistical Society (2013-2016).
Geert Verbeke has earned Excellence in Continuing Education Awards in 2002, 2004, 2008, and 2011 for short courses taught at the Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association. He received the International Biometric Society Award for the best Biometrics paper in 2006 and received accreditation as professional statistician by the American Statistical Association (2010-2016).