Graduates 1998-2002

Graduates 1998-2002

Name: Stephen Arthur 
Email: sdaemail@yahoo.com
Biostat Degrees: MS (1998) 
Employer: J. P. Morgan Chase 
Position: Assistant Vice President 
Responsibilities: Knowledge Management/Business Intelligence
Name: Lida M. Becerra 
Email: libecerr@ucla.edu
Biostat Degrees: MS (2000) 
Employer: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research 
Position: Senior Programer 
Responsibilities: Provide advanced statistical support to Principal Investigators and Project Managers 
Name: Ratinder S. Bedi 
Email: ratinder.bedi@ge.com
Biostat Degrees: MPH (2001) 
Employer: GE Money
Position: Cheif Risk Officer 
Responsibilities: Head of risk and fraud management for GE Money's direct to consumer business (credit cards, personal loans, home loans, student lending, and auto finance). 
Name: Suman Bhattacharya 
Email: sbhatta4@prius.jnj.com
Biostat Degrees: Ph.D (2001) 
Employer: Johnson and Johnson 
Position: Biostatistician 
Responsibilities: Design and analysis of Phase III and Phase IV clinical trial. 
Name: Hassan Borazjani 
Biostat Degrees: MPH (1998) 
Position: Medical Student @ UCI College of Medicine 
Name: M. Kallin Carter 
Biostat Degrees: M.S. (2002) 
Employer: Eli Lilly & Co.
Position: Statistical Analyst/Team Leader
Name: Richard Contreras 
Biostat Degrees: MS (1998) 
Employer: Kaiser Permanente 
Position: Research Associate 
Responsibilities: Development of diabetes registry, SAS programming & analysis. 
Name: Xingyu Gao 
Email: xingyug@yahoo.com
Biostat Degrees: M.S. (2000) 
Employer: Abbot Vascular 
Position: Senior Statistician 
Name: Mariliese Gines 
Email: jamariliese@yahoo.com
Biostat Degrees: MPH 
Position: Market Research Analyst/Biostatistician 
Name: Matthew D. Guo 
Biostat Degrees: Ph.D. (1998) 
Employer: American College of Radiology
Position: Senior Biostatistician 
Responsibilities: Protocol development and data analyses 
Name: Norma Guzman-Becerra 
Email: guzmanbe2@yahoo.com
Biostat Degrees: M.S. (1999) 
Employer: Baxter Health Corporation
Position: Biostatistician, Clinical Trial Analyst 
Responsibilities: Analysis of longitudinal data, Statistical Programming, and Data Mgmt
Name: Wai-Tung Ho 
Email: who@spss.com
Biostat Degrees: Ph.D. (2000) 
Employer: SPSS Inc.
Position: R&D Manager 
Responsibilities: Manage a research and development team 
Name: Aaron Kaufman 
Email: akaufman@ucla.edu
Biostat Degrees: M.S. (1998) 
Employer: UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute 
Position Resident Physician in Psychiatry 
Name: Jenny Kotlerman 
Email: jkotlerm@ucla.edu
Biostat Degrees: MS (2000) 
Employer: UCLA School of Nursing
Position: Principal Statistician 
Name: Gita Krishnaswamy 
Email: gkri@lubrizol.com
Biostat Degrees: MS (2000) 
Employer: Lubrizol Corporation
Position: Statistician
Name: Ngayee Jacqueline Law 
Email: jnylaw@yahoo.com
Biostat Degrees: MS (1995) Ph.D. (2000) 
Employer: Roche Molecular Systems 
Position: Manager, Nonclinical Biostatistics 
Name: Michael Lee 
Email: michael_lee@merck.com
Biostat Degrees: Ph.D. (1999) 
Employer: Merck Research Laboratories
Position: Biometrician 
Responsibilities: Analysis of Clinical Trial Data 
Name: Wenzhi Li 
Email: wenzhi2004@yahoo.com
Biostat Degrees: MS (1998) 
Employer: DuPont, Newark, DE 
Position: Biostatistician 
Name: Sylvia Lin 
Email: sylvia.lin@household.com
Biostat Degrees: MS (2002) 
Employer: Household International, Credit Card Services
Position: Credit Risk Analyst 
Responsibilities: Providing analytical support for our largest 
portfolio by providing risk criteria and strategy implementation. 
Name: Jiaye Liu 
Email: liujiaye2000@yahoo.com
Biostat Degrees: MS (2000) 
Employer: Medtronic Inc
Position: Statistical Analyst 
Name: Sonia Minassian 
Email: sminassi@hotmail.edu
Biostat Degrees: MS (2000), DrPH (2004) 
Employer: Elan Pharmaceuticals 
Position: Senior Statistician 
Responsibilities: Statistical analyses 
Name: Grace S. Park 
Email: gspark75@hotmail.com
Biostat Degrees: MPH (2000), BS 1997(Biology) 
Employer: UCLA School of Medicine
Position: Statistician, Data Manager
Name: Brian Ramos 
Email: ramosbr@hotmail.com
Biostat Degrees: MS (1998) 
Employer: ICON Clinical Research 
Position: Programmer Analyst 
Responsibilities: Statistical Analysis and Programming 
Name: Isildinha M. Reis 
Email: ireis@med.miami.edu
Biostat Degrees: Ph.D (2001) 
Employer: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine 
Position: Associate Professor 
Responsibilities: Provide statistical support for clinical trials and basic-science investigations. 
Name: Cheng Rong 
Biostat Degrees: Ph.D (2000) 
Employer: Schering-Plough
Position: Research Statistician 
Responsibilities: FDA approval, New drug development 
Name: Rebecca R. Schwarz 
Email: beetle99@pacbell.net
Biostat Degrees: MPH, 2002 
Employer: City of Hope
Position: Biostatistician 
Name: Darin T. Solk 
Email: dts2172-ucla@yahoo.com
Biostat Degrees: MS (2000) 
Employer: US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Position: Mathematical Statistician Responsibilities: Statistical methods for Consumer Price Index
Name: Angela Sun 
Biostat Degrees: MPH (2000) 
Employer: Health Net, Inc. 
Position: Data Analyst 
Responsibilities: SAS Programming, data analysis 
Name: Marika J. Suttorp 
Email: suttorp@rand.org
Biostat Degrees: M.S. (1998) 
Employer: RAND
Position: Statistical Analyst 
Responsibilities: Statistical Analysis and Programming
Name: Sarika Thakur 
Biostat Degrees: MPH (2000) 
Employer: Mattel 
Position: Brand Analyst 
Name: Lan-Feng Tsai 
Email: lftsai@yahoo.com
Biostat Degrees: M.S. (1998) 
Position: Ph.D. Student in Mathematical Statistics at University of Maryland, College Park 
Name: Jianming Wang 
Email: jianming.wang@medtronic.com
Biostat Degrees: M.S.,1999, Ph.D, 2002 
Employer: Medtronic, Inc.
Position: Principal Biostatistician
Name: Lynn (Loomis) Navale 
Email: lnavale@amgen.com
Biostat Degree: M.S. (2000) 
Employer: Amgen
Position: Senior Biostatistician 
Name: Xiaowei Yang 
Email: xdyang@ucdavis.edu
Biostat Degree: Ph.D. (2002) 
Employer: UC Davis School of Medicine 
Position: Assistant Professor