Past and Current Research Projects
HIV Prevention Trials Network: Endpoint Outcomes Estimation
Performed analytic calculations in R to determine expected number of false positives and negatives resulting from different methods of specimen categorization for an HIV prevention trial.
The Validity of Self-Reported Behaviors: Methods for Estimating Underreporting of Risky Behaviors
Developed statistical method to estimate underreporting of self-reported behaviors in a study population. Applied method to multiple data sources and performed sensitivity analysis of method using R. Finalizing methodology manuscript.
Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Disabilities: Exploratory Research
Conducting focused scientific literature searches on pregnancy, multiple sclerosis (MS), and MS-related medications. Performing statistical analyses for cohort and case-control study of pregnancy outcomes in women with MS using STATA. Writing results manuscript.
Monitoring & Evaluation
A Public Health Approach to Parenting Interventions: Implementation Issues
Analyzed qualitative survey data using ATLAS.ti to determine barriers to the implementation of Triple P, a public health parenting intervention in Washington State. Communicated research findings back to the community implementers.