TL;DR: I worked in public health for several years before learning Python, Tableau, and SQL and switching into a data science consulting role. I increased my salary by 45% and now make over $100,000.

While I have many years of public health experience, my time working as a public administrative…


Eliminating the CKD-EPI equations race coefficient from kidney transplant eligibility criteria could reduce transplant wait times for African Americans thus reducing the disparity in time to transplant. Overall, African Americans who have higher rates of diabetes and hypertension are more likely to not get listed for a transplant compared to…


I recently finished working on data visualization in Tableau to display COVID19 data from the Coronavirus racial dashboard.

After automating a script in python to download the COVID19 data everyday and adding hospital bed and census data, a clearer picture of the health disparities with COVID19 emerged. …


TL;DR: I had a subject matter expertise in clinical research and I learned python and data science in 2 years with no prior programming experience. I got job as data scientist in August 2020.

Here is some background information on me. I graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor’s in Political…

Andrea Hobby

Data Scientist + Healthcare. Twitter: @ahobby9

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