Thursday, April 12, 2018

Intego Group’s Presenters at PharmaSUG 2018

PharmaSUG 2018

PharmaSUG is a Software Users Group of life science and health research professionals focused on the application of technological solutions in data analytics and regulatory support.  Each year they host their premier Annual US Conference and this year it’s taking place in Seattle, Washington from April 29 – May 2

This event has provided award winning opportunities for the Statistical Programmers hired by our Pharma clients over the years and we’re looking forward to another great year!  The following is a list of people from Intego Group, and their presentation information, who will be speaking during those days.

Irina Kotenko. Position: Site Lead

Speaking Date:  Tuesday, May 1st | 8:30AM-8:50AM

Location: Cascade 1B

Irina graduated with a Master’s in Applied Mathematics from Kharkiv Polytechnic University. Her fifteen-year career as a statistical programmer spans numerous CROs as a clinical SAS programmer and data analyst. Over the last seven years, she has held the position of Biometrics Site Lead for Clinical Programming, where she leads a group of over 100 statistical programmers. She is also heavily involved in a partnership program with Kharkiv National University.

Irina will be speaking on the following:

“A Tale of a Tail” or how to make your graph more informative

The nature of the data undoubtedly determines its visual shape and quite often you have to look for workarounds to make a better visual representation of the data. This article discusses the features of PROC TEMPLATE & PROC SGRENDER for efficient data scaling and gives number of practical examples.

Andrii Korchak. Position: Statistical Programmer Analyst

Speaking Date: Monday, April 30th | 1:30PM-1:50PM

Location: Cascade 2

Andrii started his career in pharmaceutical industry one and a half years ago, and during this period performed as Statistical Programmer. He was hands-on SAS programmer on several Phase II-III studies in Asthma and Ophthalmology. Now Andrii is holding a position of Statistical Programmer/Analyst at Experis Clinical. At his free time, Andrii is fond of R. It was a hobby and now it becomes a job.

Andrii will be speaking on the following:

Expand Your Skills from SAS® to R with No Complications

Despite the growing popularity of R in clinical science, some SAS programmers may be hesitant to start learning R from scratch. This paper shows how to start programming in R relying on SAS. We will recreate the data steps and procedure calls to perform data analysis, produce tables and graphs.

Nadiia Hryhorenko. Position: Statistical Programming Analyst

Speaking Date:  Tuesday, May 1st | 10:00AM-10:20AM

Location: Cascade 1C

Nadiia is from Kyiv, Ukraine and has been working as a Statistical Programming Analyst in Experis for 2 years. She has experience in analysis of Asthma, Oncology and Ophthalmology Clinical Trials. In her work she mainly uses SAS, and in her free time she likes to explore the lesser-known capabilities of this language. Nadiia has a degree in Applied Mathematics and is interested in statistics.

Nadiia will be speaking on the following:

Statistician in my Soul – Statistical Questions from SPA

Many times, programmers cannot implement deep analyses without advanced statistical knowledge. For instance, standard methods applied to non-standard distributed data may lead to erroneous results. This and other statistical issues programmers often face are considered in the article.

Will you be attending this year’s PharmaSUG conference? Introduce yourself at the show, we’d love to meet you.

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