Hi There! I’m Tamara, a health data scientist passionate about content creation. I am committed to promoting diversity and equity in healthcare and media marketing, and I use my scientific skills to create a positive impact through data-driven storytelling.
• Collaborate directly with medical crew and astronauts to clean and extract data for the Lifetime Surveillance of Astronaut Health database, fulfilling data requests from the principal investigator through database queries.
• Developed reports for the Mission Associated Summary of Health, summarizing health changes in astronauts across terrestrial and extra-terrestrial environments.
• Conducted innovative research on celestial dust and exercise, devising countermeasures to support short and long-duration human space exploration while reviewing and updating medical requirements for astronauts and commercial space tourists.
• Analyzed health trends among cancer survivors, producing a narrative manuscript for publication.
• Evaluated treatment effectiveness and intervention programs, identifying areas for intervention.
• Designed surveys and follow-up interview questionnaires to assess public health program comprehension and studied vaccine hesitancy in Black and Hispanic populations, employing cultural ties for tailored marketing materials.
• Created and distributed annual surveys, performed quantitative analysis to grasp colorectal cancer patients’ needs, resulting in 5 poster presentations and publications.
• Revamped research grant review process with an integrated online platform, developed grant management software, chaired RFP creation, application reviews, and awardee selection.
• Presented research findings at national conferences and symposiums.
• Utilized RWE to analyze markets for therapies targeting rare genetic disorders, including Wet AMD, HAE, and Hunter Syndrome, conducting epidemiological studies to recommend future R&D directions.
• Discovered untapped markets in drug therapies, contributing to a 40% consumer base increase.
Executed SOPs for downstream biologics processing, including Nulojix, at an industrial scale, ensuring adherence to quality assurance guidelines and aseptic handling.
Conducted chromatography-based filtration and purity testing of pharmaceuticals, maintaining meticulous record-keeping for audit readiness.
Optimized night-shift inventory and purchasing procedures through enhanced communication methods, contributing to increased operational efficiency.