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 Expert  727345

Expert in Clinical Statistics, General Linear Models, Power Analysis, Reliability Analysis, Survival Analysis

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Nevada (NV)
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Expert's teaching courses include Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Survey Sampling, Applied Linear Models for Public Health, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics. Her research interests include children's health with a focus on pediatric asthma (prevalence, clinical management, environmental triggers and academic outcomes among school aged children), chronic disease, health disparities and disease surveillance. Future coursework will include development in the areas of Biostatistics and Epidemiology.

Her duties, while working as a Chronic Disease Epidemiologist, included identifying and analyzing chronic disease data, conducting disease surveillance, and providing evidence and guidance for disease control measures at the state and local levels. Biostatistical analysis and programming of data was required for the evaluation of chronic disease burden and the compilation of health status data both internally and for dissemination to public health partners. These measures include disease prevalence, incidence, morbidity and mortality rates as requested internally and by various healthcare partners and community members. She has extensive experience with statistical software including SAS 9.1 for Windows.

Expert has worked as a biomathematician, evaluating data for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing and antifungal development for QC/Manufacturing. The minimal inhibitory concentration of each bacterial strain against several antimicrobials was determined for use in the clinical field. She developed and implemented mathematical techniques to enhance biomedical company resources, providing statistical support and performing data analyses for all functional areas of the company along with understanding of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). Involved SAS programming (Macros, SQL) in a UNIX environment in which data extraction and manipulation from Oracle into the mainframe system was integral Communication of statistical principles, assumptions, and implications was required across departments such as QC, Manufacturing, Engineering and Biosciences.


multivariate analysis


statistical data analysis




linear model


medical statistics

Experience with applied health statistics including nonparametric and parametric statistics - survival data analysis, logistic regression models, epidemiology and study design including power analysis, clinical trials data and programming, general linear models, analysis of complex stratified data, weighted data


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Las Vegas, Nevada;  Henderson, Nevada;  North Las Vegas, Nevada;  San Bernardino, California;  Ontario, California;  Fontana, California;  Rancho Cucamonga, California;  Upland, California;  Chino, California;  and Victorville, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2005   PhD   Public Health Studies (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)   Saint Louis University, School of Public Health  
2000   MS   Biological Sciences   California State Polytechnic University, Pomona  
1996   BS   Biology   University of California, San Diego  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2006 to 2009





Assistant Professor


2005 to 2006


Southern Nevada Health District


Office of Epidemiology


Chronic Disease Epidemiologist


2006 to 2006


Touro University


Biostatistics and Research Methodology


Adjunct Faculty


2004 to 2004


Washington University School of Medicine



Senior Data Control Coordinator


2003 to 2004


Washington University School of Medicine



Statistical Data Analyst


Career Accomplishments:

Co-Chair - Asthma Action Coalition Co-Chair – Nevada SAS Users Group American Public Health Association (APHA) Nevada Public Health Association (NPHA) Nevada Chapter – American Statistical Association American Statistical Association American Lung Association of Southern Nevada American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)

Professional Appointments

Scientific Reviewer - Invited: (1) Journal of School Health (2) Journal of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) (3) Preventing Chronic Disease – Public Health Research, Practice and Policy (PCD) (CDC journal) (4) Book reviewer for respiratory disease and chronic disease sections - Preventing Chronic Disease – Public Health Research, Practice and Policy (PCD) (CDC) (5) Editorial Board – Journal of the Nevada Public Health Association

Publications and Patents Summary

11 peer -reviewed publications, 3 published abstracts, 3 academic grants, and presented in over 30 professional conferences. scienftifically cites over 48 times.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Species classification using discriminant function analysis and binary logistic regression.
  • Survival analysis with time dependent covariates for unmarried mothers national cohort.
  • Survey regression with disproportionate stratified data from the BRFSS.
  • Non-parametric analysis for ranked differences of BMI by race.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in statistical analysis to review competitive business dispute materials.
  • Expert on medical statistics for consulting on adequacy of numbers re survivability of certain type of cancer.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

SAS training on disproportionate stratified sampling and analysis of complex survey samples - weighting data

Other Skills and Services

SAS programming, SPSS,


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