People

Alumni

We are proud to share some stories of our alumni’s post-graduation successes. Stories can be submitted by the alumnus or a faculty member at the Alumni Story Submission page.

In our Student Video Testimonials some of our graduates share their experience as a student in our department.

Helen Guo

Helen Guo

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Haimeng Zhang
Research Group: Statistics

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Abraham Abebe

Abraham Abebe

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2014
Position After Graduation: Assistant Professor at Temple University
PhD Advisor: Maya Chhetri
Research Group: Applied Math

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Bukola Adaramola

Bukola Adaramola

M.A. in Mathematics, 2017
MA Advisor: Haimeng Zhang
Research Group: Statistics

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Ashwag Alghamdi

M.A. in Mathematics, 2017
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Badr Aloraini

Badr Aloraini

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics,
PhD Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Nada Alzahrani

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Casey Balser

M.A. in Mathematics,

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Heather Barker (Allmond)

M.A. in Mathematics, 2010
Position After Graduation: Mathematics Instructor at Piedmont Community College.
Research Group: Applied Math

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David Barron

David Barron

M.A. in Mathematics, 2015
Position After Graduation: Mathematics Tutor at Equity Tutoring

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Christine Bottini

Christine Bottini

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Nancy Buck

M.A. in Mathematics, 2010
MA Advisor: Brett Tangedal
Research Group: Number Theory

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Han-Ming Chen

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Jerry Vaughan

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Wei Chen

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics,
PhD Advisor: Haimeng Zhang
Research Group: Statistics

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David Chodounsky

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Jerry Vaughan

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Ram Dhungana

Ram Dhungana

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Charith Elson

Charith Elson

M.A. in Mathematics,
PhD Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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William Ely

William Ely

M.A. in Mathematics, 2012
Position After Graduation: Professional Services Consultant at Earnix
Research Group: Applied Math

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Adam Eury

Adam Eury

M.A. in Mathematics, 2014
Position After Graduation: Software Engineer at Coherent Path
MA Advisor: Maya Chhetri
Research Group: Applied Math

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Lance Everhart

Lance Everhart

M.A. in Mathematics, 2016
Position After Graduation: Computer Science Lecturer at UNCG
MA Advisor: Sebastian Pauli
Research Group: Number Theory

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Shierina Fareed

Shierina Fareed

M.A. in Mathematics, 2012
PhD Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Ricky Farr

Ricky Farr

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017
PhD Advisor: Sebastian Pauli
Research Group: Number Theory

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Lauren Farr (née Sher)

M.A. in Mathematics, 2011
Position After Graduation: Instructor of Mathematics at Spartanburg Community College
MA Advisor: Greg Bell
Research Group: Topology

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Xinyu Feng

Xinyu Feng

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
Research Group: Statistics

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Nalin Fonseka

Nalin Fonseka

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics,
PhD Advisor: Ratnasingham Shivaji
Research Group: Applied Math, Mathematical Biology

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Nathan Fontes

Nathan Fontes

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
Position After Graduation: PhD Student at Clemson University
MA Advisor: Dan Yasaki
Research Group: Number Theory

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Dale Lee Garvin

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Jerry Vaughan

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Monika Goel

Monika Goel

M.A. in Mathematics, 2017
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Patricia Griffin (1969)

Patricia Griffin

M.A. in Mathematics, 1969
MA Advisor: Charles Church

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Indika Gunawardana

Indika Gunawardana

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
MA Advisor: Thomas Lewis
Research Group: Applied Math

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Paula Hamby

Paula Hamby

M.A. in Mathematics, 2012
MA Advisor: Dan Yasaki
Research Group: Number Theory

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John Hardee

M.A. in Mathematics, 2012
Position After Graduation: Faculty at Davidson County Community College
MA Advisor: Richard Fabiano
Research Group: Applied Math

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Victoria Hayes

Victoria Hayes

M.A. in Mathematics, 2017
Position After Graduation: Mathematics Instructor at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Research Group: Mathematical Biology

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Michael Higgins

M.A. in Mathematics, 2012
Position After Graduation: Product Analyst at Square
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Elliott Hollifield

Elliott Hollifield

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics,
PhD Advisor: Maya Chhetri
Research Group: Applied Math

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Katzutomo Iinuma

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Jerry Vaughan

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Richard Jenkins

M.A. in Mathematics, 2011
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Norbert Kadima

M.A. in Mathematics, 2009
Position After Graduation: Statistical Programmer II at IQVIA
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Nina Khalili

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Sravani Krosuri

Sravani Krosuri

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Jeff Lail

Jeff Lail

M.A. in Mathematics, 2016
Position After Graduation: Data Analyst at Syngenta
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Christopher Langewisch

Christopher Langewisch

M.A. in Mathematics, 2016
Position After Graduation: Strategic Business Analyst at Targetbase
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Austin Lawson

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2019 M.A. in Mathematics, 2016
Position After Graduation: Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Tennessee
PhD Advisor: Greg Bell
MA Advisor: Greg Bell
Research Group: Topology

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Stephani Lee Garrett

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Paul Duvall

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Guanghui Lei

M.A. in Mathematics, 2012
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Michael Leshowitz

Michael Leshowitz

M.A. in Mathematics, 2017
Research Group: Mathematical Biology

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Xiangpan Li

Xiangpan Li

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Mingyan Li

Mingyan Li

M.A. in Mathematics, 2017
Position After Graduation: International Business Consultant at RTP China Connection
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Bin Luo

Bin Luo

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2019 M.A. in Mathematics, 2016
Position After Graduation: Teaching Assistant at UNC Greensboro
PhD Advisor: Xiaoli Gao
MA Advisor: Xiaoli Gao
Research Group: Statistics

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Jack Luper

M.A. in Mathematics, 2006
Position After Graduation: Technical Development AVP at Bank of America
MA Advisor: Maya Chhetri
Research Group: Statistics

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Jeremy Preston Magee

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Paul Duvall

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Joddy Marchesoni

M.A. in Mathematics,

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Joshua Martin

Joshua Martin

M.A. in Mathematics, 2016
MA Advisor: Greg Bell
Research Group: Topology

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Jonathan Milstead

Jonathan Milstead

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017
Position After Graduation: Lecturer at UNCG
PhD Advisor: Sebastian Pauli
Research Group: Number Theory

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Danielle Moran

Danielle Moran

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2014
PhD Advisor: Greg Bell
Research Group: Topology

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Quinn Morris

Quinn Morris

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017
Position After Graduation: Assistant Professor at Appalachian State University
PhD Advisor: Ratnasingham Shivaji
Research Group: Applied Math, Mathematical Biology

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Amila Muthunayake

Amila Muthunayake

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics,
PhD Advisor: Ratnasingham Shivaji
Research Group: Mathematical Biology

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Christopher Nem

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Applied Math

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Michael Parker

M.A. in Mathematics,

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Catherine Payne

Catherine Payne

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017
Position After Graduation: Assistant Professor at Winston-Salem State University
PhD Advisor: Richard Fabiano
MA Advisor: Jerry Vaughan
Research Group: Applied Math

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Yang Peng

Yang Peng

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Elizabeth (Dawn) Poole

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Denise Rangel

M.A. in Mathematics, 2010
Position After Graduation: Ph.D. student at University of Texas at Arlington; Visiting Assistant Professor at Manhattan College
MA Advisor: Paul Duvall

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Aaron Rapp

Aaron Rapp

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics,
PhD Advisor: Thomas Lewis
Research Group: Applied Math

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Charles Renn

M.A. in Mathematics, 2007
MA Advisor: Theresa Vaughan

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Bety Rostandy

Bety Rostandy

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Sandi Rudzinski

Sandi Rudzinski

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
PhD Advisor: Sebastian Pauli
MA Advisor: Sebastian Pauli
Research Group: Number Theory

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Bud Sanders

M.A. in Mathematics, 1993
MA Advisor: Paul Duvall

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Kristen Scheckelhoff

M.A. in Mathematics, 2021
Position After Graduation: PhD Student at University of Virginia
MA Advisor: Dan Yasaki
Research Group: Number Theory

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Supriti Sehra

M.A. in Mathematics, 2008
Position After Graduation: Advanced Analytics Manager at Orbitz Worldwide
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Sandamalee Seneviratne

Sandamalee Seneviratne

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
MA Advisor: Thomas Lewis
Research Group: Applied Math

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Jeong Sep Sihm

Jeong Sep Sihm

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2016 M.A. in Mathematics,
Position After Graduation: Visiting Instructor of Mathematics at Guilford College
PhD Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Rick Shepherd

M.A. in Mathematics, 2013
Position After Graduation: Software Engineer at Electronic Data Magentics Inc
MA Advisor: Brett Tangedal
Research Group: Number Theory

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Qing Shi

M.A. in Mathematics, 2009
Position After Graduation: Principal biostatistician at Cytel
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Brian Sinclair

Brian Sinclair

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2015 M.A. in Mathematics, 2008
Position After Graduation: US Government
PhD Advisor: Sebastian Pauli
Research Group: Number Theory

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Alex Smith

Alex Smith

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Byungjae Son

Byungjae Son

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017
Position After Graduation: Assistant Professor at Wayne State University
PhD Advisor: Ratnasingham Shivaji
Research Group: Applied Math

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Keri Spetzer

Keri Spetzer

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
Position After Graduation: Graduate Teaching Assistant at UNC Greensboro
Research Group: Applied Math

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Davorin Stajsic

M.A. in Mathematics, 2010
MA Advisor: Clifford Smyth
Research Group: Combinatorics

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Stephen Steward

Stephen Steward

M.A. in Mathematics, 2020
MA Advisor: Brett Tangedal

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Nicholas Stewart

Nicholas Stewart

M.A. in Mathematics, 2016
Position After Graduation: Senior Data Analyst at Triad Area Data Company
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Will Stiles

M.A. in Mathematics,

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Robert Stoesen

Robert Stoesen

M.A. in Mathematics, 2014
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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David Suarez

David Suarez

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Arpad Szarka

Arpad Szarka

M.A. in Mathematics, 2016
Position After Graduation: Technical Expert IV at Syngenta
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Anne Tally

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Paul Duvall

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Romesh Thanuja

Romesh Thanuja

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2021
Position After Graduation: Senior Lecturer at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
PhD Advisor: Haimeng Zhang
Research Group: Statistics

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Sundar Thapa

M.A. in Mathematics,
Position After Graduation: Statistician at U.S. Office of Personnel Management
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Shiyong Tian

M.A. in Mathematics,

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Nicole Turpin Wall

M.A. in Mathematics,
MA Advisor: Paul Duvall

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Christopher Vanlangenberg

Christopher Vanlangenberg

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2016
PhD Advisor: Haimeng Zhang
Research Group: Statistics

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jonathan verner

Jonathan Verner

M.A. in Mathematics, 2006
Position After Graduation: Research Assistant at Charles University
MA Advisor: Jerry Vaughan

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Ping Wang

Ping Wang

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Na Wang

Na Wang

M.A. in Mathematics,
Research Group: Statistics

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Michael Watts

M.A. in Mathematics, 2013
Position After Graduation: Math Instructor at United States Air Force Academy
MA Advisor: Greg Bell

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Debbie White

Debbie White

M.A. in Mathematics, 2018
Position After Graduation: Instructor at Alamance Community College
MA Advisor: Dan Yasaki
Research Group: Number Theory

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Robert White

M.A. in Mathematics, 2008
Position After Graduation: Business Intelligence Manager at Targetbase
MA Advisor: Scott Richter
Research Group: Statistics

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Mike Wilder

M.A. in Mathematics, 2006
Position After Graduation: Adjunct Instructor at Elon University
Research Group: Statistics

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Tanja Zatezalo

Tanja Zatezalo

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2016
Position After Graduation: Adjunct Professor at North Carolina Central University and Adjunct Professor at Campbell University
PhD Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Qi Zhang

Qi Zhang

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics,
PhD Advisor: Sat Gupta
MA Advisor: Sat Gupta
Research Group: Statistics

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Guolin Zhao

M.A. in Mathematics, 2008
Position After Graduation: Biostatistician at Biogen Idec

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