Colin Begg, PhD, is the incumbent of the Eugene W. Kettering Chair at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where he also serves as Chair of the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Associate Director for Population Sciences. Over his career, Dr. Begg has been involved in many areas of cancer research including clinical trials, diagnostic medicine, epidemiologic investigations, and health services research. His special focus has been the development of new statistical methods in these disciplines.