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Stats + Stories: Florence Nightingale And Coronavirus

Vicki Hertzberg is a Professor at Emory University in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, where she has founded and directs the Center for Data Science.
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WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University.

Most people know Florence Nightingale as the founder of modern nursing. She first came to fame while nursing wounded British soldiers during the Crimean war. After the war, she founded what is considered to be the first secular school of nursing in the world, but the lady with the lamp also made significant contributions to the field of statistics. As the 200th anniversary of Nightingale’s birth approaches, her statistical work is the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories. Rosemary Pennington is joined by panelists John Bailer, Chair of Miami’s Statistics Department and Richard Campbell former Chair of Media, Journalism, and Film. Their guest is a returning guest, Vicki Hertzberg. Hertzberg is the Director of the Center for Nursing Data Science at Emory University. 

Stats and Stories is a partnership between Miami University's Departments of Statistics and Media, Journalism and Film and the American Statistical Association. You can follow us on Twitter or iTunes. If you'd like to share your thoughts on our program, send your e-mail to statsandstories@miamioh.edu and be sure to listen for future editions of Stats and Stories where we discuss the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics.    

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