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Joanne Salas, MPH - Senior Biostatistician

Senior Biostatistician

Campus Contact Information

Saint Louis University

Department of Family and Community Medicine

1402 South Grand Boulevard

O'Donnell Hall, 2nd Floor

St. Louis, MO 63104

Phone: 314-977-8497

Fax: 314-977-5268



Undergraduate: Dual Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry; Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Saint Louis University, 2000-2004

Graduate: Master of Public Health, Biostatistics Saint Louis University 2008-2010


10+ years of advanced research and analytic experience. Expertise in advanced SAS coding/programming and a variety of advanced analytical techniques. Other statistical programming experience includes SPSS and STATA. Experience with the management/analysis of large complex data such as insurance and medical records, national level survey (e.g., BRFSS, NHANES, PRAMS, NSCH, NSDUH), Veterans Health Administration, and vital status data. Primary responsibilities include working as lead statistical programmer and analyst, providing statistical/methodological consultation and support, mentoring and supervising RA staff in data management and analysis, and preparing reports and manuscripts for journal submission. Also serve as an Adjunct Instructor for the College for Public Health and Social Justice, Department of Epidemiology.  

Other interests include sports (hockey, soccer, softball, cycling); the great outdoors (camping, hiking); health and fitness (part-time Crossfit Level 1 Trainer); and lounging with Dante, the greatest rat terrier alive.


Salas Peer-reviewed Publications (please click on Research Gate Link Below)