NAME: Wan-Kit Daniel Tsui
Burnaby, BC, Canada
OBJECTIVE: Looking for a Home-based (in Canada) SAS Programming Position. SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:
Over 15 years progressive experience in SAS programming and statistical analysis in pharmaceutical and health-care related industry. Extensive programming experience with clinical trial data in phase I to IV, including ADaM and SDTM programming, PK/PD data/table production. Significant experience in Oncology (solid tumor and hematologic) and Cardiovascular Therapeutic areas including programming ADaM/TLFs. Significant experience in mentoring junior programming staff. Strong programming skills in producing tables/listings/graphs using SAS and problem solving. Graduate training in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, M.A. in Psychology and Graduate Diploma in Computer Science THERAPEUTIC AREA EXPERTISE: Cardiovascular, Oncology, Arthritis/Pain, Urology, Neuroscience. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Independent SAS Programming Consultant
Mar 2017 – Current
Currently working for Cota Enterprises Inc. as a SAS Consultant. Current responsibilities involve building SDTM specs and datasets in cardiovascular area. Principal Statistical Programmer, PAREXEL International Inc, Vancouver (home-based), BC, Canada
Nov 2015 – Feb 2017
Oversee statistical programming activities for Oncology (solid tumor and hematologic) Phase I-IV clinical studies, including ADaM/TLF production and Submission, based sponsor’s standards.
Provide leadership to both sponsor based projects including coordinating the projects from the start to the completion of all programming tasks as scheduled. Activities involve STDM dataset review, ADaM specs, ADaM datasets creation/validation, PK table/listing generation, and TLF production.
Mentor junior programmers.
Senior SAS Programmer II, ICON Clinical Research Inc., Vancouver (home-based), BC, Canada June 2012 – Oct 2015
Provide leadership to both sponsor based and ICoN based- projects including coordinating the projects from the start to the completion of all programming tasks as scheduled. Activities involve STDM dataset review, ADaM specs, ADaM datasets creation/validation.
Oversee statistical programming activities for Oncology Phase I-II clinical studies, including TLFs for CSR, PK dataset/table production, based on submission’s standards of sponsors.
Coordinate programming activities across several trials and indications including publication and regulatory submission activities, manage time lines, provide programming oversight and direction to project programmers, and represent department at client meetings.
Participate in the development of current department level programming strategies ensuring consistency with ongoing technical developments and provide technical support to SAS users. Curriculum Vitae
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Manager, Statistical Programming, Cardiome Pharma Corp, Vancouver, BC, Canada Sept 2007 – Mar 2012
Maintain good quality of work produced by programming group, including QC/QA, improving efficiency and group dynamics.
Produce and validate analysis datasets, tables, graphics and listings from clinical trials data for the inclusion in clinical study reports, publications, regulatory applications and other communications.
Create programs for the evaluation of data from outside vendors to ensure consistency and accuracy, including activities such as STDM specs/datasets creation/validation, ADaM specs/datasets creation/validation, PK table/listing generation.
Manager, Clinical Trial Safety Reporting, Everest Clinical Research Services, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sept 2004 – Aug 2007
Work with statistical and data management group to standardize safety reporting procedure.
Set up standard procedure for data transfer and data acquisition with outside clients.
Work with statistical group to standardize table/listing/graph display shells.
Activities involve STDM specs/datasets creation/validation, ADaM specs/datasets creation/validation, PK table/listing generation.
Senior Statistical SAS Programmer, Aventis Pasteur Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada Mar 2004 – Aug 2004
Provide significant SAS programming support to the statisticians.
Create and maintain adequately documented programs to generate analysis files, tables, listings, and graphs in accordance with the Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) and statisticians’ requirements.
Set and maintain professional programming standards, and support – application development in Biostatistics Platform.
Senior/Therapeutic Lead Programmer, Pharmacia Corp. / Pfizer Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada Nov 1999 – Dec 2003
Design statistical analysis dataset modules and create complete, validated, efficient analysis datasets following common standards, conventions, and statistical instructions.
Develop SAS programming codes and generate complete, accurate and validated statistical output reports of clinical trial data in well-defined formats.
Archive clinical trial data (raw data and analysis datasets), and programming information in accordance with corporate SOPs and departmental guidelines. Data Analyst, GlaxoWellcome Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada Nov 1996 – Nov 1999
Design and set up clinical trial database and analysis datasets.
Produce tables and listings for clinical trial data
Set up clinical trial database Entry Screen using EP90.
Analyze Community Asthma Care Centre data.
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University of Western Ontario, Canada, Finished all course work, MSc Candidate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics,1996.
Ryerson Polytechnic University, Canada, Certificate in Computer Programming, 1993. Concordia University, Canada, Graduate Diploma in Computer Science, 1991. Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA, MA in Psychology, 1985. Concordia University, Canada, BA in Psychology, 1981. LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English: fluent; fluent; French, work level; Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese). ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
City Polytechnic of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, part-time Lecturer, 1986-88 PUBLICATIONS:
Baoxian Lan, Daniel Tsui, Shifang Liu. The Power of RETAIN Statement in Clinical Trial Programming by Examples. Poster at PhUse Conference, 2006.
Baoxian Lan and Daniel Tsui. Basic Defensive Programming Techniques. Poster at PharmaSUG Conference, 2007.
References available upon request.