H. Dennis Tolley
H. Dennis Tolley received his PhD in biostatistics at the University of North Carolina. His primary research interest over the last 30 years has been the statistics of health and health care costs. He has held academic or research posts at Duke University, Texas A&M University, the Japanese Ministry of Health, and Pacific Northwest Labs prior to joining the Department of Statistics at BYU.
Professor Tolley is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and an associate of the Society of Actuaries. He is the author of more than 80 peer-reviewed publications in a variety of areas (including epidemiology, demography, parasitology, geology, physics, statistical science, actuarial science, and analytic chemistry) and has worked with researchers at the World Health Organization, IIASA (Vienna), the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank.
Brother Tolley served a mission to Japan between 1965 and 1967. He and his wife, Ann Hickenlooper, have six children.