John began collaborating with faculty in Duke Global Health through the DGHI Biostatistics Core in June 2014. Since then, he has been involved with study design and power analysis for various grant applications, as well as analyzing such varied data as mercury levels in rivers in Peru and healthy longevity survey data from China. He is also affiliated with Duke Medicine, where he has worked with clinicians to analyze electronic health record data related to neurosurgery outcomes and chronic kidney disease. In addition, he has recently been involved in data management and analysis for a 24-month weight loss clinical trial. John received his master of science degree in Biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2012, and his major research interests include longitudinal and spatial data analysis methods applied to public health and medical research questions.
Something interesting most people don't know about me: I play the French horn in the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra.
Favorite food: My grandma's lasagna recipe.
Why I'm interested in global health: I like being involved in research that has the potential to make a huge positive impact on health around the world. In addition, I love meeting and interacting with people from other cultures.