Mousumi Banerjee is Research Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Director of Biostatistics at the Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy (CHOP). She is also a member of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Banerjee received her BStat and MStat degrees in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta, India and her PhD in Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before joining the University of Michigan, she held faculty appointments at the State University of New York in Buffalo, and at Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Banerjee also held visiting faculty appointments at the University of Pretoria in South Africa and the University of Calcutta in India. Her methodological research focuses on tree-structured regression and ensemble methods, multilevel models, longitudinal analyses, survival analyses, and competing risks; with applications to cancer epidemiology and health services research. Dr. Banerjee has served as Principal Investigator of methodology as well as applied grants from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Defense. She is also involved as a co-investigator in numerous R01s with faculty in the Cancer Center, Surgery, Urology, and Internal Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.