Max Halperin was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his B.S. from the University of Omaha in 1940, his M. S. from the University of Iowa (1941) and his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina (1950). In 1978, Max joined The Biostatistics Center and served as its Director from 1980 to 1988. It was during this period that Max published one of his most important statistical innovations: procedures for stochastic curtailment of clinical trials. Max’s infectious joy and enthusiasm in discussing biostatistics, and his intellectual fervor, brilliance and generosity inspired all who knew him, especially younger statisticians, physicians, and other scientists.
Position Type: Directors