Programmer Analyst, Health Education - McCourt School of Public Policy

Washington D.C.
Jun 27, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time
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Programmer Analyst, Health Education - McCourt School of Public Policy

The McCourt School of Public Policy (MSPP) at Georgetown University is a top-ranked public policy school located in the center of the policy world in Washington, D.C. Our mission is to teach our students to help design, analyze, and implement smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, in the U.S. and around the world.

The Programmer Analyst provides programming support for grant-funded projects spearheaded by Drs. Gresenz and Mitchell, to whom s/he reports. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Constructs analytical files from health insurance claims records - reading in raw data, constructing new variables from the raw claims data, and constructing either episode of care or person level analytical files from the claims records.
  • Constructs two physician level files, compiled from multiple sources, which contain variables to identify the practice structure and compensation arrangements of each urologist who treats men with low-risk prostate and each cancer specialist who treats women with DCIS.
  • Performs statistical analysis using the data files that contain information at the episode of care or person level, using descriptive statistics and regression analyses including more complex econometric models.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 years of work experience
  • Expertise in programming with SAS and Stata and the ability to manipulate and construct data files in Excel
  • Preference for experience working with medical claims databases

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