Patrick Botting received a master of science in public health from Campbell University in North Carolina with a concentration in rural health. Prior to joining the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute, he worked for North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services managing the Ryan White funded HIV/AIDS systems. Fusing his interests of technology and health, Botting has been automating clinical reports in order to discover how the institute can operate more effectively and efficiently. Additionally, he manages and processes data requests for research grants, and is continually involved with merging disparate databases into one location for streamlined data management.
After graduating from UCLA with a bachelor of science in statistics, Matt Driver completed his master of public health degree in epidemiology at the University of Washington in Seattle. Much of his graduate work focused on sexual and reproductive health, LGBTQ+ populations and racial/ethnic health disparities. Driver joined the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute in July 2020, where he assists in study design, statistical analysis, manuscript writing and project management for research studies focusing on cardiovascular health. In particular, his work examines racial/ethnic disparities in cardiovascular outcomes and the role of social determinants of health in risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Nancy Sun graduated Cornell University in May 2019 with a master of professional studies degree in applied statistics as well as a bachelor of science in biometry and statistics. During her time at Cornell, Sun explored different fields of research involving plant science, population genetics and cystic fibrosis, eventually leading her down the path of medical research. When Sun joined the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute in February 2020, she immediately hopped on projects involving cardiovascular health, COVID-19 and clinical operations; completing work in statistical analysis, manuscripts editing and data management and requests.
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