David John Finney

Statistician, Author

1917 –

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Who is David John Finney?

David John Finney FRS, CBE, is a British statistician and Professor Emeritus of Statistics at the University of Edinburgh. He was Director of the Agricultural Research Council's Unit of Statistics from 1954 to 1984 and a former President of the Royal Statistical Society and of the Biometric Society. He was a pioneer in the development of systematic monitoring of drugs for detection of adverse reactions.

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Born
Jan 3, 1917
Latchford
Also known as
  • David Finney
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Clare College, Cambridge

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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