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Susan S. | Elance
 
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Susan S.

PhD Statistician,Researcher,Analyst,Data Modeling
   United States
  |   Loveland, CO
  |  3:33 am Local Time

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PhD with 23 years of statistical analysis experience where I have consulted successfully with all levels of professionals in several environments: government, hospital, engineering, academic, real estate, and financial. I developed databases, queries, and reports. Provided statistical expertise for business, efficacy, financial, and manufacturing clients with cost-benefit analysis, decision trees, forecasting, optimization, marketing analysis, need projections, quality assurance and control, predictive modeling, production line standards,...

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Nov 7, 2012|Other IT & Programming|Private|Completed

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C++
Data Modeling
Data Structures
Data Warehousing
IBM DB2 Programming
IBM DB2 Administration
Microsoft Access Administration
Microsoft SQL Server Programming
MySQL Administration
Oracle Administration

Service Description

In addition to a BA in Mathematics and Applied Statistics, I have an MS in Biostatistics and a PhD in Epidemiologywith Biostatistics concentration, and a Post Doc in Theoretical Statistics and a Post Doc in Environmental and Radiological Health. I have 23 years of statistical analysis experience where I have consulted successfully with all levels of professionals in several environments: government, hospital, engineering, academic, real estate, and financial. This includes 21 years in Epidemiology Research, 7 years in the Pharmaceutical Industry, 9 years doing Project Planning and Management and 6 years in Operations Research. I have worked on extremely large datasets such as the HCFA (Medicare) dataset. In industry I have written programs for quality control, cost benefit analysis, need projections, debugging, production line standards, quality assurance, and efficacy.

Worked independently, with other team members or consultants, to develop effective statistical approaches applicable to project, including: statistical analysis plans, standard operating procedures, and statistical reports. I developed advanced level databases, queries, and reports. I have provided statistical expertise for business, financial, and manufacturing clients with cost-benefit analysis, decision trees, forecasting, optimization, marketing analysis, predictive modeling, production line standards, and risk analysis, and studies related to health care costs and health care initiatives. I have...

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Employment

Results Stat
Statistical Consultant
1991 - Present
Developed and managed strong client relationships through interactions with client personnel in business, clinical, education, financial, industrial, medical, and pharmaceutical areas. Worked...
USDA
Mathematical Statistician
2001 - 2005
Review and analyze animal health data. Use analytical techniques and modeling to predict the risk of animal diseases, including: regressions, clustering, multivariate, nearest neighbor, and genetic...
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences - Adjunct Facul
2000 - 2005
STATPROBE, INCORPORATED
Senior Statistician / Manager of Statistics / PM
1997 - 2000
Managed up to 33 clinical trials simultaneously, including all aspects of projects: personnel, reports and budgets. Oversaw randomization, data entry, statistical programmers, medical writers,...
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Clinical Statistics - Guest Lecturer
1998 - 1998
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO /COOK COUNTY HOS
Research Specialist/Data Analyst/Instructor
1994 - 1996
Formulated statistical models for cost analysis in treating asthma and cardiac problems among inner-city minorities using STATA. Supervised the quality of the data collection and entry. Performed...
MT. MARY COLLEGE
Instructor, College Algebra Review
1994 - 1995
KAPLAN
Instructor, Standardized Test Preparation, MCAT, G
1993 - 1995
MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Instructor, Computer Applications, Microsoft Works
1993 - 1994
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN
Data Analyst
1991 - 1994
Merged and cleaned the Health Care Financing and Administration (HCFA) data set with air pollution data for national mapping, time series analysis, and cluster analysis. Used C Macros, S-plus,...
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN
Teaching Assistant, Biostatistics/Epidemiology for
1992 - 1993
STRATAGEM, INCORPORATED
Statistical Consultant
1992 - 1992
Projected the need for future loans, analyzed housing prices and mortgage rates to predict future trends. Used software: ACCESS, DBASE-III and SAS/ETS,GIS, QC and STAT and procedures: regressions,...
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY/RAINBOW BABIES AND
Data Analyst
1991 - 1991
Consulted for fourteen orthodontic studies and one periodontal study in the School of Dentistry. Performed data analysis and statistical consulting for Neonatology Department of Pediatrics in...
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO
Teaching Assistant, Computer Science and College A
1989 - 1990
AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Tutor, All Math and Science classes
1989 - 1990

Education

Univerisity of Illinois, Chicago
PhD Epidemiology & Biostatistics
1994 - 1998
Medical College of Wisconsin
MS, Biostatistics
1991 - 1994
UNC
Math / Applied Statistics
- 1990
St. Anthony's Emergency Medical School
Emergency Medical Technician + IV, Mast Pants
- 1984

Keywords

Statistics Analysis Research Modeling
Statistical Programs: SAS STATA R Excel SPSS
Programming: Basic C++ FORTRAN Pascal
Microsoft Suite: Word Excel Powerpoint Access
English writing and editing
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