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Statistical programmer and econometrician

Location:
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Salary:
75000
Posted:
March 29, 2019

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Siobhan K. Simpson

Economist, econometrician, statistical programmer, and data scientist.

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Apt B3

Durham, NC 27713

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ac8x55@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE

RTI International, RTP, NC — Economist

JAN 2012 - SEP 2018

●Designed and implemented analyses for clients, including regression estimates, Monte Carlo Markov chains, and supervised learning and sentiment analysis.

●Languages and platforms used include Stata, SAS, TreeAge, Python, R, VBA for Excel, and JavaScript.

●Wrote and edited client reports and peer-reviewed articles.

RTI International, RTP, NC — Public Health Analyst (Intern)

MAY 2011 - DEC 2011

Econometric analysis and interpretation for diverse public health policy projects.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC — Graduate Assistant

AUG 2010 - DEC 2011

Taught lab section of Introduction to Business Statistics for tenured professor. Assisted faculty by grading homework & quizzes and by keeping office hours for multiple undergraduate courses.

EDUCATION

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC — Master of Arts in Applied Economics

AUG 2010 - DEC 2011

Curriculum included: foundational mathematics for economics, including calculus and linear algebra; core graduate-level microeconomic and macroeconomic theory; statistical programming; theory and practice of scholarly and business writing; public economics; data mining; and univariate time series

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC — Bachelor of Arts in Economics, summa cum laude

JAN 2008 - MAY 2010

Transferred in and maintained a 4.0 GPA. Received Student Excellence Award, UNCG's highest undergraduate academic achievement award.

SKILLS

Statistical analysis, economics, econometrics, statistical programming, data science, data visualization, scripting and programming, research, public policy, health policy.

Languages: SAS, Stata, Python, R, VBA for Excel, C/C++, JavaScript, Java

Platforms: MS Office, SAS, R, TreeAge

AWARDS

RTI Highly Published Author

RTI Highly Cited Author

RTI President's Award

PUBLICATIONS

The cost-effectiveness of using chronic kidney disease risk scores to screen for early-stage chronic kidney disease (2017), co-author

Benjamin O. Yarnoff, Thomas J. Hoerger, Siobhan K. Simpson, Alyssa Leib, Nilka R. Burrows, Sundar S. Shrestha, Meda E. Pavkov and on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CKD Initiative

BMC Nephrology 18:85

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12882-017-0497-6

The Cost-Effectiveness of Anemia Treatment for Persons with Chronic Kidney Disease (2016), co-author)

Benjamin O. Yarnoff, Thomas J. Hoerger, Siobhan A. Simpson, Meda E. Pavkov, Nilka R. Burrows, Sundar S. Shrestha, Desmond E. Williams, Xiaohui Zhuo

PLoS ONE 11(7): e0157323.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157323

Annual Healthcare Spending Attributable to Cigarette Smoking: An Update (2015), co-author, as Sean A. Simpson

Xin Xu, Ellen E. Bishop, Sara M. Kennedy, Sean A. Simpson, Terry F. Pechacek

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 48, Issue 3, 326 - 333

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2014.10.012

The Future Burden of CKD in the United States: A Simulation Model for the CDC CKD Initiative (2015), co-author, as Sean A. Simpson

Thomas J. Hoerger, Sean A. Simpson, Benjamin O. Yarnoff, Meda E. Pavkov, Nilka Ríos Burrows, Sharon H. Saydah, Desmond E. Williams, Xiaohui Zhuo

American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Volume 65, Issue 3, March 2015, Pages 403-411

https://doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.09.023

A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the First Federally Funded Antismoking Campaign (2015), co-author, as Sean A. Simpson

Xin Xu, Robert L. Alexander Jr, Sean A. Simpson, Scott Goates, James M. Nonnemaker, Kevin C. Davis, Tim McAfee

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 48, Issue 3, March 2015, Pages 318-325

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2014.10.011

Using Twitter Data to Gain Insights into E-cigarette Marketing and Locations of Use: An Infoveillance Study (2015), co-author, as Sean A. Simpson

Annice E Kim, Timothy Hopper, Sean Simpson, James Nonnemaker, Alicea J Lieberman, Heather Hansen, Jamie Guillory, and Lauren Porter

Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2015 Nov; 17(11): e251.

https://dx.doi.org/10.2196%2Fjmir.4466

New York Tobacco Control Program Cessation Assistance: Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness (2013), lead author, as Sean A. Simpson

Sean A. Simpson and James M. Nonnemaker

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2013, 10(3), 1037-1047

http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph10031037



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