The Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics seeks a Senior Research Analyst to lead data management and statistical analysis for the Rales Center for the Integration of Health and Education (Rales Center). The Rales Center seeks to redesign school-based health programs to improve the health and academic achievement of urban, racial/ethnic minority, low-income children and adolescents. This includes the implementation of an innovative school health program that: 1) provides accessible pediatric primary care tailored to the needs of urban children in poverty at KIPP Baltimore; 2) provides comprehensive health education; 3) promotes a school climate that supports healthy behaviors; and 4) reduces barriers to health and healthy behaviors at home and at school.
Oversee the collection, organization and management of research and program evaluation data in REDCap and other data management platforms as needed; Lead the development and optimization of new databases.
Create data quality protocols and train and oversee staff in their use.
Create analytic data files using data from multiple sources, including data linking where appropriate.
In collaboration with the Rales Center team, conduct or direct statistical analyses including but not limited to techniques for missing data, propensity score methods, regression-based longitudinal and multilevel analyses, and structural equation/latent variable approaches.
Provide technical assistance on statistical approaches to team members, trainees, and faculty members.
Collaborate with the study team to produce reports for scientific, lay and policy audiences summarizes study findings and progress. Help in the preparation of manuscripts for publication, and help with preparation of presentations and reports.
Ensure data integrity and compliance with security policies governed by FERPA and HIPAA.