University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public HealthPUH 601, Public Health Integrated Core II
Guest LecturerTopics included HIV/AIDS, introduction to epidemiology, chronic disease epidemiology, research collaboration with statisticians.
School of Medical Technology, Baptist Health Systems of Alabama - Epidemiology and laboratory assessment of HIV/AIDS and other STDs.
Department of Neurosurgery
Department of Rheumatology
University of Alabama at BirminghamJanuary 2012 to CurrentInstructor Birmingham, AL
Epidemiologist and biostatistician serving as primary statistical support resource for Neurosurgery faculty and residents.
Department /technical advisor to Neurosurgery residents for developing clinical research skills through providing instruction and expertise in data management, outcome measurements and study design issues.
Collaborate with faculty colleagues on selection and implementation of appropriate data analysis methods for research studies.
Employ advanced analytical techniques using SAS, SPSS and other statistical software to perform predictive modeling and analyses for Neurosurgery investigators.
Responsible for writing statistical methods section and interpretation of study results for research manuscripts submitted to peer-reviewed journals.
Coordinator of monthly medical evidence conferences for Neurosurgery residents and medical students.
Primary lecturer on biostatistics and data analysis topics.
Currently telecommuting from St.
George, Utah, with collaborative meetings facilitated through web and phone conferences.
The Dental Practice-Based Research Network University of Alabama at BirminghamJanuary 2010 to January 2012Program Director II Birmingham, AL
Provided data management and data analysis support in network-wide coordinating center of DPBRN-- consortium of dental practices/organizations in United States and Scandinavia involving 1,100 practitioner-investigators, 22 dental studies.
Primary interdepartmental and network-wide liaison for all DPBRN data management activities.
Responsible for review, analysis and validation of all incoming data to ensure completeness, accuracy and consistency based on project-specific guidelines.
Managed and tracked flow of case report forms for multiple studies simultaneously, updating databases as needed.
Performed quality control audits and database finalization involving multiple data sources for interim and final data analyses.
Collaborated with DPBRN practitioner-investigators on proposed statistical analysis and provided statistical summaries of study data for formal presentations.
Collaborated with statistical computing unit to address complex data analysis requests for scientific publications and presentations.
Responsible for close-out of DPBRN studies, including reconciliation of annotated case report forms, data dictionaries and final data sets.
Supervised DPBRN data management project staff.
VA Medical CenterJanuary 2008 to January 2010Health Science Specialist Birmingham Birmingham, AL
Cross-functional responsibilities involved project coordination and detailed data analysis of national VA databases for various research studies in dental, cardiovascular, rural health research areas.
Maintained subject recruitment databases and administrative records.
Developed reports and statistical summaries for project teams.
Managed Institutional Review Board applications and data collection protocols for both primary and secondary studies.
Initiated and negotiated contracts and data use agreements.
Primary responsibility for a variety of regulatory tasks including completion and submission of protocol-related documents to appropriate regulatory review committees.
University of Alabama at BirminghamJanuary 2008 to January 2010Assistant Professor Birmingham, AL
Served as primary statistical resource for Division faculty and residents.
Provided analytic expertise in evaluation of clinical data for patient-oriented research projects.
Collaborated with colleagues on development of data collection instruments, data preparation and study design strategies.
University of Alabama at BirminghamJanuary 2003 to January 2004Data Analyst Birmingham, AL
School of Public Health, University of Alabama at BirminghamJanuary 1998 to January 2000Research Assistant Birmingham, AL
ASCP Montclair Baptist Health SystemsJanuary 1983 to January 1997Medical Technologist Birmingham, AL
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ryals School of Public HealthJanuary 2002 to January 2006Instructor Birmingham, AL
Courses taught: Graduate Public Health Integrated Core Curriculum Provided extensive instructional support for the Biostatistics portion of the Integrated Core Curriculum-a 15 credit, two semester seven-faculty team-taught course sequence.
Taught biostatistics class lectures to non-majors, conduct biweekly review sessions and weekly class help sessions.
Taught SPSS computer skills necessary for the development, analysis, interpretation and presentation of public health and health-related data.
Advised and supervised master's level students in statistical analysis of research data for independent studies.
Courses: PUH 600, Public Health Integrated Core I.
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Results-oriented professional with more than 30 years of medical research, healthcare and teaching experience.
Analytical problem-solver with the ability to produce achievable, measurable, programmatic results.
Extensive experience in working with multi-disciplinary, community and government groups and organizations, both federal and state academic regulations.