Jolene Birmingham, Sc.D.
Dr. Birmingham holds a Doctor of Science in Biostatistics from Harvard University, a Masters of Science in Biostatistics from John’s Hopkins University, and a Bachelors degree in Math and Computer Science from Marquette University. Her scientific publications have appeared in Biometrics, the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, and the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Most recently Dr. Birmingham served as faculty at Lexington where she received student and colleague accolades for her teaching and her scholarship. Her broad teaching curriculum has included Mathematics, Statistics, Demography, Economics, and Finance. She consistently received among the highest student evaluations. Her commitment to excellence in education has also been recognized by her peers, who presented her with the Educator of the Year award in 2010.
In addition, Dr. Birmingham served as a statistician for the VA Cooperative Studies Program where she developed and designed protocols to assess biomedical outcomes in multi-center research trials.
Throughout her career, Dr. Birmingham has been an educator. She was a math tutor at Marquette University, a mentor to inner city youth at the Metro Achievement program, and served as a teaching assistant at both John’s Hopkins and Harvard University.
She and her husband, Brian, live in Winnetka, Illinois with their eight children. As Academic Dean, Birmingham looks forward to building on the academic excellence of Lexington College.