Maggie Chang is a data scientist with over 17 years of experience with public health and health care industry data and statistical analysis for state and federal government contracts. She has conducted evaluations of health programs, geographic analyses, assessments of community health issues, morbidity reports, and feasibility studies for local and state health departments using Census data as well as local health-related data. She has participated in and completed emergency preparedness training and served as a unit leader in the Incident Command System of a local health department. Ms. Chang is an expert in data mining, sampling and extrapolation, and distance analysis for federal government contracts with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). She has extensive knowledge of Medicare claims data; educated end-users to utilize tools such as Business Objects and SAS EBI to access data from the CMS Integrated Data Repository (IDR), a high-volume data warehouse. She has experience using mapping software such as ArcGIS to identify geographical patterns to disease and hot spots. She served as the Conference Chair for the 16th Annual Medicare &
Medicaid Statistical and Data Analysis Conference in 2012. Ms. Chang holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany.