• Josh Biber

    Josh Biber

    Emphasis: Health Systems Research

    Education background: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Virginia Tech; Master of Science in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Master of Business Administration: Finance from Arizona State University Research interests: Use of Patient Reported Outcomes to help improve point of care Email: josh.biber@hsc.utah.edu

  • Willem Collier

    Willem Collier

    Emphasis: Biostatistics

    Education Background: Honors Bachelor of Science in Economics and Honors Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Utah Research Interests: Surgical Outcomes, Secondary Data Analysis, Cost Benefit Analysis of invasive procedures, causal inference, applications of probability theory and combinatorics. Email: willem.collier@hsc.utah.edu

  • Patrice Hicks

    Patrice Hicks

    Emphasis: Clinical and Translational Epidemiology

    Education Background: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Eastern Michigan University, Master of Public Health from Michigan State Research interests: Eye health and vision care Email: patrice.hicks@hsc.utah.edu

  • Caroline Himbert

    Caroline Himbert

    Emphasis: Clinical and Translational Epidemiology

    Education Background: Pre-Med at the University of Hamburg (Germany) Research Interests: Lifestyle and biologic factors in cancer prevention and prognosis, particularly colorectal and lung cancer Email: caroline.himbert@hci.utah.edu

  • Kendra Lawrence

    Kendra Lawrence

    Emphasis: Health Systems Research

    Education Background: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Langara College (Canada); Masters of Health Leadership and Policy, University of British Columbia (Canada) Research Interests: Biotechnology to promote clinical efficiency and patient safety; Augmented, mixed and virtual reality; mHealth; Drug safety and efficacy Email: kendra.lawrence@utah.edu 

  • Amir Lueth

    Amir Lueth

    Emphasis: Clinical and Translational Epidemiology

    Education Background: Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Master of Public Health (Epidemiology) from the University of Toledo Research Interests: Fetal-maternal health Email: amir.lueth@hsc.utah.edu

  • Kelli Rasmussen

    Kelli Rasmussen

    Emphasis: Health Systems Research

    Education Background: BS Psychology University of Utah, Masters of Sociology University of Utah Research Interests: Biodemography, oncology, health systems research, environmental exposures and health outcomes, aging, and bioinformatics Email: kelli.rassmussen@hsc.utah.edu

  • Brian Robison

    Brian Robison

    Emphasis: Health Systems Research

    Education Background: Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Utah State University, Master of Public Health from the University of Utah Research Interests: Improving treatment of suicide ideation (access, diagnosis, etc) among vulnerable populations including teenagers, veterans and other populations. Email: Brian.Robison@utah.edu

  • Benjamin Viernes

    Benjamin Viernes

    Emphasis: Health Systems Research

    Education Background: Bachelor of Arts in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from Brigham Young University, Master of Public Health from the University of Utah Research Interests: Precision Medicine, Clinical Decision Support via Electronic Health Record Analysis, Drug utilization and comparative effectiveness research. Email: ben.viernes@hsc.utah.edu

  • Xuechen (Kathryn) Wang

    Xuechen (Kathryn) Wang

    Emphasis: Biostatistics

    Education Background: Bachelor of Science in Statistics from Zhongnan University (China), Master of Science in Applied Statistics from Jinan University (China), and Master of Science in Biostatistics from Georgetown University Research Interests: Methods selection for medical problems, longitudinal analysis, variable selections and clinical methods Email: xuechen.wang@hsc.utah.edu

  • Yizhe (Crystal) Xu

    Yizhe (Crystal) Xu

    Emphasis: Biostatistics

    Education background: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Liaoning Medical University (China); Master of Statistics/Biostatistics, University of Utah Research interests: Probability theory, Moment generating function, Causal inference, Survival analysis, Bayesian analysis, etc. Email: yizhe.xu@hsc.utah.edu