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Megan Taylor Jones

Degree Program: PhD, Biostatistics

Advisor: Simon Vandekar

BPH, Public Health, University of Kentucky (math minor)

During college, Megan worked for the Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System as a data abstractor, constructing case narratives for homicides, suicides, and undetermined deaths. She is passionate about data-driven public health improvements and mental health, which she would love to incorporate into her work. In her personal life, she is an avid board game fan, reader, and geocacher.

Co-author of the {RESI} R package (2022), which summarizes model output using a robust effect size index.