Bioinformatician/Data Analyst

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Desired position type: Any
Location: Portland Oregon, United States

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Recent graduate from the Master’s in Biomedical Informatics from the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR. Proficient in R, Python, Bash, SQL, Tableau.


Oregon Health and Science University

Masters in Biomedical Informatics (MBI) (2014 – 2017)

GPA – 3.85


Cambia Health Solutions – HealthSparq

Data Insights Analyst Intern (July 2016 – Oct 2016)

Healthsparq’s price transparency tools enable the user to determine the approximate cost of a treatment, by choosing the place of service, provider, facility and hence shop thoughtfully for their health care treatment. Processed huge volumes of medical and dental claims data, several million rows, through Healthsparq’s analytical pipeline, using Hive, R, Python and Bash scripting. Used Tableau for reporting, analysis and visualization. Used JIRA for project management and Git for version control. Did research on using the claims data to identify potential saving opportunity for the members receiving drugs via infusion therapy and contributed towards building a model to predict a member’s future spend using variables such as age, sex, diagnosis codes from a previous period.


Oregon Health and Science University

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Sep 2015 – Dec 2016)

Introduction to Biostatistics (PHPM-524) – Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016

Introduction to Biostatistics for Basic Sciences (CONJ-620) – Winter 2016

Responsibilities included helping students with their questions about the course material and grading assignment.


Oregon Health and Science University

Research (Aug 2010 – May 2012)

Established a co-culture system of human endothelial cells (hECs) and irradiated mouse hematopoietic cells to study the regeneration of functional mouse HSCs by hECs, following whole body irradiation. Characterized the rescued mouse hematopoietic cells using Flow Cytometry. Transplanted the rescued and cultured mouse hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) after sorting into recipient mice with compromised hematopoietic system, in order to test their multi-lineage reconstitution ability. Assayed for phosphorylated histone variant H2AX by immuno-cytochemistry to quantify DNA double strand breaks in HSPCs following irradiation only and irradiation followed by co-culture with human endothelial cells. Isolated human cord blood stem cells (CD34+) and expanded them ex-vivo.



  • R
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Tableau
  • Bash