What Oli brings to the OSKJ Panel: Nine years of academic research experience and two years of public-health administrative experience in applied statistics, data management, program evaluation, quality improvement, CBPR, and design
Specific areas of expertise: Statistics (Regression models, Factor analysis, Confirmatory Factor Analysis, SEM, System Dynamics Modeling, Social Network Analysis); Data Management (cleaning and transforming large datasets); Domains (mental health, community-based prevention programs, health-program implementation, and health-care quality-improvement design); phone, Internet, and paper-and-pencil survey development (writing survey questions, developing sampling methodology, administering surveys, and tracking response rates)
· Strong background in applied inferential/non-parametric statistics and “Big Data” methods
· Academic manuscript-preparation experience
· Training from NIH/CDC in Systems Science
· Served on advisory board of Institute for Translational Health Research at University of Washington
· Invited by CDC to train state epidemiologists in analyzing the delivery of state tobacco programs
· Trained in helping community organizations and nonprofits develop research and evaluation infrastructure, as well as assist in their mission and vision development.
· Administrative experience includes creating budgets for contracts and grant applications, writing bids for projects including creating scope of work, business agreements, and methods sections
Greatest strengths: I have a good eye for (a) flaws in design and statistical analysis as well as for (b) checking proposals, manuscripts, and other scholarly products for appropriate flow of information and conclusions.