Siobhan K. Simpson
Economist, econometrician, statistical programmer, and data scientist.
Durham, NC 27713
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.
●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.
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.
Statistical analysis, economics, econometrics, statistical programming, data science, data visualization, scripting and programming, research, public policy, health policy.
Platforms: MS Office, SAS, R, TreeAge
RTI Highly Published Author
RTI Highly Cited Author
RTI President's Award
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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