Alumna Dr. Bridget Bertoni visited the Physics and Astronomy Department on October 19th, 2018. Dr. Bertoni attended a meet and greet luncheon with our Undergraduate and Graduate Students in the department and then held a lecture for faculty and students titled: From Dark Matter to Healthcare Data Science: Leaving Academica After a PhD in Physics.
Dr. Bertoni is currently a Policy Associate at Acumen, LLC. She analyzes data to help advise healthcare policy. She has worked on a variety of projects, doing anything from projecting future payments to update payment rates for dialysis treatments and rethinking the structure of the End Stage Renal Disease payment model, to calculating disenrollment probabilities for participants in experimental healthcare plans and estimating demographics of populations that are eligible for but not enrolled in various Medicare programs.
Alumni Lecture with Dr. Bridget Bertoni
Undergraduate, Meghan Cilento and Graduate, Cat Fielder attending the Alumni Luncheon