Surveillance Unit Manager
Philadelphia Department of Public Health
STD Control Program
500 S Broad St
2006-Present - STD epidemiologist for Philadelphia Department of Public Health
· Responsible for analyzing STD (Syphilis, Chlamydia, and Gonorrhea) data for Philadelphia County for weekly, monthly and annual reports.
· Creating weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual automated programs using SQL and Macros in SAS 9.1
· Conducted statistical analysis using time until event statistics, logistic regression, and time dependent covariates.
· Creating and using forms in Access
o Creating queries to extract specific data.
· Creating maps with ArcMap for weekly syphilis report, yearly Chlamydia distribution in 15-19 year olds in Philadelphia, and various other projects.
· Received special training in AnyDoc® Software, Template Design and recreated the medical record forms for the STD clinics in Philadelphia.
2005-2006 - Program Manager for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Oncology
· Managed the NIH-funded Research on the Environment and Children’s Health (REACH) Retinoblastoma study, a molecular epidemiologic study of sporadic heritable retinoblastoma, a cancer of the embryonal retina that occurs in infants and very young children.
· Recruited participants into REACH from two local hospitals while overseeing recruitment from an additional seven medical centers across the United States and Canada.
· Responsible for maintaining current IRB status and consenting participants.
· Ran preliminary analyses of REACH data using SAS 9.1
· Supervised three interviewers and one work-study student working on REACH.
Anschuetz, GL, Beck, JN, Asbel, L, Goldberg, M, Salmon, ME, Spain, CV (2009). Determining Risk Markers for Gonorrhea and Chlamydial Infection and Reinfection Among Adolescents in Public High Schools. STD, 36 (1), p4-8.
Peterman, TA, Newman, DR, Goldberg, M, Anschuetz, GL, Salmon, M, Satterwhite, CL, Berman, SM (2009). Screening Male Prisoners for Chlamydia trachomatis: Impact on Test Positivity Among Women From Their Neighborhoods Who Were Tested in Family Planning Clinics. STD, 36 (7), p 425-429