Alison is an Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She received her PhD in Developmental Psychology & Quantitative Methods from Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on health-related applications of Natural Language Processing-based methods. She also teaches graduate-level data science courses and leads workshops on statistics, data analysis, and data visualization with R, and she is a co-author of blogdown: Creating Websites with R Markdown. Follow her at @apreshill on Twitter, and find more about her research and teaching on her website.