Michele Gordon Mandel (AB 1980)

Michele recently celebrated her 31st year at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Michele is a Health Statistician in the Division of Reproductive Health. Most of her years were spent working on a variety of research studies looking at such topics as oral contraceptive use and the risk of breast cancer, ectopic pregnancy, smoking cessation during pregnancy, and most recently, perinatal transmission of HIV in infants and contraceptive use effectiveness in HIV positive woman.

Young-Won Kim (PhD 1989)

Young-Won Kim has been a faculty member in the Department of Statistics at Sookmyung University (Seoul, South Korea) for about 20 years now. “I am interested in research on Survey Sampling. Currently, I am working on sample design for public sector and election poll, etc.”

Will Keyes (BS 2009)

“I am currently a second year law student at the University of Georgia School of Law. After finishing my degree in statistics I completed the AB/MA requirements in the Terry College of Business and earned a Master's degree in Economics in 2010. I wrote my thesis on the Effect of the Expansion of Privity on Legal Malpractice Claims in the U.S. I worked last summer as a law clerk at the Fulton County Superior Court Business Case Division, clerking under a panel of senior judges, and am currently working with the in-house counsel at Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta.”

Paul Hofmann (BS 1995)

“I have been employed at the Duke Clinical Research Institute (Durham, NC) since 2002. As a senior statistical programmer, I work on numerous clinical trials for various pharmaceutical companies. As the statistical programming lead, I create numerous analysis datasets, tables, listings, and graphs that are sent to the FDA for drug approval.”

Cathleen Gillespie (MS 2002)

“I have been working at the CDC in Atlanta since 1998, right after I received my BS in Statistics from UGA. I continued working there full time while I completed my Master's degree. Four years ago, I was promoted to Senior Statistician in the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, and I now supervise a team of five data analysts and statisticians. I love my job and I miss the UGA Statistics Department!”

Roy Fleischer (AB 1987)

“I am a Director, Client Services for Thomson Reuters Healthcare - Federal. I am responsible for delivering industry expertise combining innovative technology solutions delivering critical information to leading decision makers in the healthcare market. Objectives include uncovering timely information from disparate data to evaluate program performance and budgets; investigate fraud and abuse; manage special populations; and support legislative and policy activities.”

Nicole Ferguson (MS 2004)

“I completed my PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Louisville in 2011. I am currently an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA. I am also Director of the Minor in Applied Statistics and Data Analysis program at KSU.”