Boyett: Professional Experience

Selected Professional Experience

8/91–Present Endowed Chair and Member, Department of Biostatistics, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
8/94–Present Adjunct Professor and member of the Graduate Faculty, Department of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Memphis
7/92–Present Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 7/92–6/94), University of Tennessee, Memphis
7/88–11/98 Biostatistician, Children's Cancer Group, National Childhood Cancer Foundation, Arcadia, California
6/86–8/91 Full Staff Member and Head of the Cancer Section, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
3/80–5/88 Biostatistician, Pediatric Oncology Group (formerly Pediatric Division of the Southwest Oncology Group), Gainesville, Florida
9/80–6/86  Associate Research Scientist, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
9/74–9/80  Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
3/68–8/70 Programmer/Systems Analyst, Computer Sciences Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama
9/67–3/68 Hybrid Simulation Programmer, Sperry Rand Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama
9/65–9/67 Engineer, Systems Engineering Laboratories (SYSTEMS), Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Honors and Awards
2007 Endowed Chair of Biostatistics, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


Recognized by the Alumni Association of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as an “Alumni of Achievement.” This is a group of 50 alumni identified as exemplifying the high standards of UAH and personifying the university’s first 50 years of progress.
2000 Recognized by Medical and Pediatric Oncology Editor-in-Chief as outstanding Editor for Statistical Review, MPO 34:255, 2000. Statistical Review Editor, Emeritus 2000.
1997 Elected a Fellow of the American Statistical Association
1994 President of the Western Tennessee Chapter of the American Statistical Association
1984 Invited participant in the Pediatric Brain Tumor Workshop sponsored by the American Cancer Society, June 17-20, 1984, at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
1980 Awarded fellowship by the National Cancer Institute to attend a conference on Biostatistics in Clinical Oncology, June 22-26, 1981, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City
1977 Nominated by the graduate and undergraduate students of the Department of Statistics (University of Florida) as Outstanding Teacher in the College of Arts and Sciences for the year 1977-78
1971 Named Outstanding Graduate Student in Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University


Last update: February 2008