Veronica J. Vieland, PhD

Veronica Vieland

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Biography
Dr. Veronica Vieland is the Vice President for Computational Research and the Director of the Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where she holds the Battelle Endowed Chair in Quantitative and Computational Biology. She is also a Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and in the Department of Statistics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Vieland’s research focuses on the measurement of statistical evidence, both from a theoretical perspective and also as the foundation for understanding human genetic and genomic data.

Dr. Vieland received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College and graduate degrees in Philosophy (Mathematical Logic and Philosophy of Science) and Biostatistics from Columbia University, where she also completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Child Psychiatry. She has been the recipient of two NIH Career Development Awards, and she is an elected fellow of the American Psychopathological Association and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2013
  • Elected Fellow, American Psychopathological Association (APPA, founded in 1910), 2012
  • Career Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 2002
  • “Top Ten” Research Paper of the Year - “A Major Susceptibility Locus for Specific Language Impairment is Located on 13q21”, Canadian Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development, 2002
  • Career Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 2001
  • Career Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 2000
  • Career Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1999
  • Career Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1998
  • Career Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1997
  • Scientist Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1995
  • Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America (Awarded to Get Smart!), 1994
  • Scientist Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1994
  • Junior Investigator Travel Award, World Congress on Psychiatric Genetics, 1993
  • Scientist Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1993
  • Scientist Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1992
  • Scientist Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1991
  • Scientist Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1990
  • Graduated Cum Laude with Honors, Barnard College, Columbia University, 1979
  • William Pepperell Montague Prize for Promise of Distinction in Philosophy, Barnard College, Columbia University, 1979
  • President's Fellowship, Columbia University, 1979 - 1982
Professional Experience

2011 - Present The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Vice-President for Computational Research

2007 - Present The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Battelle Chair in Quantitative and Computational Biology

2007 - Present Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine (formerly known as the Center for Quantitative and Computational Biology), The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Director

2007 - Present Department of Statistics (Secondary), The Ohio State University, Professor

2006 - Present The Ohio State University, Professor of Pediatrics

2007 - 2010 Department of Genetics, Rutgers University, Adjunct Professor

2006 - 2007 The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Dwight E. Peters and Juanita R. Curran Professor of Pediatric Research

2006 - 2007 Center for Quantitative and Computational Biology, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Director

2003 - 2006 Department of Public Health Genetics; Professor of Psychiatry and Genetics, The University of Iowa, Professor and Head

2000 - 2006 Center for Statistical Genetics Research, The University of Iowa, Director

2000 - 2003 Division of Statistical Genetics, Department of Biostatistics, The University of Iowa, Director

1995 - 1999 Psychiatry, and Genetics, The University of Iowa, Associate Professor of Biostatistics

1990 - 1995 Departments of Psychiatry and Biostatistics, Columbia University, Assistant Professor

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