Doctoral student Monica Ahrens joins the Institute for Defense Analyses

Published on June 24, 2020

A portrait of Monica Ahrens of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Iowa College of Public Health.University of Iowa student Monica Ahrens joined the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) as a summer associate in the Operational Evaluation Division of IDA’s Systems and Analyses Center.

Ahrens is working towards her doctoral degree in biostatistics. She earned her master’s degree in biostatistics in 2018 and her bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 2016, both from Iowa.

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