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Data Science at Doctors without Borders

July 23, 2018
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Hugo speaks with Derek Johnson, an epidemiologist with Doctors without Borders. Derek leverages statistical methods, experimental design and data scientific techniques to investigate the barriers impeding people from accessing health care in Lahe Township, Myanmar. 

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About Derek Johnson

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Derek Johnson is currently an epidemiologist with Medecins Sans Frontieres in Myanmar. His work focuses on using data to investigate the barriers impeding people from accessing health care in Lahe Township and using data to research the factors associated with the transmission of hepatitis C between family members. He has helped to conduct studies in Uganda, Nepal, and India. He is also a former postdoctoral fellow with Tufts University`s Global Health Innovation Program. In his spare time Derek enjoys cooking and hiking.

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Meet our host
Hugo Bowne-Anderson

Hugo is a data scientist, educator, writer and podcaster at DataCamp. His main interests are promoting data & AI literacy, helping to spread data skills through organizations and society and doing amateur stand up comedy in NYC.


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