Friday, July 6, 2007

Aaron’s curriculum vitae




Epidemiologist, statistician, computer expert

Relevant work experience:
Epidemiologist at the Israel National Center for Trauma & Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, 2011-03 to present.

Research assistant to Dr. Frank D. Groves at the Medical University of South Carolina, 2001-03 to 2004-01 (grant ran out at this point, though work continued afterwards), looking up papers and performing writing and statistical analyses on the etiology of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia towards my dissertation.

Education:
PhD, epidemiology 2007
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Dissertation:  Population mixing and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Directors:  Dr. Frank D. Groves and Dr. David G. Hoel.

BA, computer science cum laude 1994
Yeshiva University, New York, NY
Computer skills:
Statistics software, applied towards a variety of statistical and data analysis techniques:  SAS, R (GNU S), Egret, SQL.
Programming languages:  C, Objective-C, Pascal, LISP, Prolog, 80x86 assembly language, AppleScript.
Operating systems:  Mac OS X, UNIX, Windows.
Informal technical support (1987 to present), including installing RAM and hard drives.
Regularly uses a wide variety of software and has used more, including Microsoft Office.
Quickly learns new software and hardware.

Publications:
Adelman, A.S., Groves, F.D., O’Rourke, K., Sinha, D., Hulsey, T.C., Lawson, A.B., Wartenberg, D. & Hoel, D.G. (2007). Residential mobility and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: an ecological study. Br J Cancer, 97, 140-4.
Adelman, A.S., McLaughlin, C.C., Wu, X.C., Chen, V.W. & Groves, F.D. (2005). Urbanisation and incidence of acute lymphocytic leukaemia among United States children aged 0-4. Br J Cancer, 92, 2084-2088.
Adelman, S.J., Adelman, A.S. & Pintado, O.I. (2003). On the relationship between the mercury-manganese stars and the metallic-lined stars. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 397, 267-273.

Presentations and posters:
Participation in a panel for Darwin Week at the College of Charleston, February 10, 2009, criticizing the anti-evolutionist film Expelled:  No Intelligence Allowed (http://www.cofc.edu/~dillonr/DarwinWeekIX.html)
Adelman, A.S., McLaughlin, C.C., Wu, X.C., Chen, V.W. & Groves, F.D. (2005). Urbanization and incidence of acute lymphocytic leukemia among United States children ages 0-4. In American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 161. pp. S102.  (Presentation at CSEB-SER 2005.)
Adelman, A., Groves, F. & Sinha, D. (2003). Residential mobility and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL):  a case-control study. In American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 157. pp. S8. (Poster at SER 2003.)
Adelman, A., Groves, F. & Sinha, D. (2003). Residential mobility and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL):  an ecological study. In American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 157. pp. S9. (Poster at SER 2003.)

Reviewing experience:
Medical Principles and Practice:  1 article in 2007.
British Journal of Cancer:  1 article in 2007.

Languages:
English (native), Hebrew (functional).

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