Her research focuses on robust methods, exploratory data analysis, characterization of uncertainty in the physical, chemical, biological, and engineering sciences, and methodology for the analysis of screening trials, with awards from CDC, American Statistical Association (ASA), and American Society for Quality. She was editor for Journal of the American Statistical Association's Review Section and for Technometrics, and is currently biology and genetics editor for The Annals for Applied Statistics.She is a past or present member on the governing boards for ASA, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, International Statistical Institute, and National Institute for Statistical Sciences. She is a fellow of ASA, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the International Statistics Institute. She has authored over 100 journal articles and book chapters and has advised numerous M.S. and Ph.D. students.
She was appointed to the FSSB in 2014.