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Telba Irony

Deputy Director, Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, CBER
Telba is Deputy Director of the Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at CBER. She joined FDA to implement the use of Bayesian statistics for the regulation of medical devices and led the Decision Analysis initiative including Bayesian statistics, benefit-risk determinations, and science of patient input. Telba received the 2014 FDA Excellence in Analytical Science Award for spearheading innovative regulatory science studies culminating in the release of novel guidances, supporting policy decision making, and changing the submission review paradigm. She has a PhD from Berkeley, is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, and elected member of the International Statistical Institute.