Inaugural Graduates From the New MS in Health Data Science Program

July 12, 2023


The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics is thrilled to announce the remarkable achievements of our inaugural graduating cohort from the new MS in Health Data Science program at the esteemed Milken School of Public Health. We are immensely proud to introduce the exceptional individuals who have successfully completed this rigorous program: Deja Chambliss, Soumya Sinha, Shubhayan Saha, and Gracelyn Hill.

These outstanding graduates have not only demonstrated academic excellence but have also secured prestigious post-graduate positions, which are a testament to their exceptional skills and dedication to the field. We are pleased to share their notable career placements: Deja Chambliss has embarked on an exciting journey as a Statistical Programmer I at Parexel, where her expertise in statistical programming will undoubtedly contribute to groundbreaking research and data analysis.

Soumya Sinha has earned a coveted position as a Data Science Intern at LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group. With this opportunity, Soumya will apply her advanced knowledge of data science to solve complex challenges and contribute to innovative solutions in the industry. Shubhayan Saha has joined the esteemed team at American Family Insurance as a Data Engineer. Leveraging his expertise in data engineering, Shubhayan will play a pivotal role in designing robust data infrastructure and enabling effective data-driven decision-making within the organization.

Gracelyn Hill has been appointed as a Biomedical Data Scientist at Data Tecnica International, where she will utilize her comprehensive understanding of biomedical data analysis to support the research of NIH's Center for Alzheimer's and Related Dementias and improve public health outcomes.

We applaud the tremendous achievements of Deja, Soumya, Shubhayan, and Gracelyn. Their accomplishments reflect not only their individual talents but also the exceptional education and training they received within the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. As a department, we are honored to have played a role in their success and eagerly await the groundbreaking contributions they will undoubtedly make in their respective fields.

We extend our warmest congratulations to the graduating cohort of the MS in Health Data Science program and wish them continued success in their future endeavors. Their accomplishments are a testament to the unparalleled quality of education and preparation provided by the Milken School of Public Health, and we look forward to witnessing their continued achievements and the lasting impact they will make in the world of health data science.