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Name: Abbey Woolverton

Position Title: Data Science and Visualization Advisor

Location: United States

Technical Expertise: Data analysis and Visualization,Infectious Diseases,Biostatistics

Abbey Woolverton is the Data Science and Visualization Advisor in the Office of Program, Planning and Policy's (P3) Global Health Data Analytics Hub.  In addition to her work in the Data Hub, she is also currently working on a Ph.D. in Global Infectious Diseases at Georgetown University. While her education has centered around infectious diseases, she has developed a love of computer programming as a way to analyze and communicate global health data. Her favorite software programs to code and create data visualizations in are R and Tableau, which she uses regularly in her current position. Complex calculations in Tableau are her specialty, as are problems concerning data cleaning and restructuring in R.  Abbey holds an M.S. in Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Diseases from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University as well as bachelor degrees in Biology and Mathematics from Kent State University.