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Santiago Estrada

PhD Student in Epidemiology

Santiago Estrada is a PhD student in Epidemiology at the University of Washington. Santiago holds an MPH in Epidemiology from San Diego State University and a BS in Microbiology from the University of California, Davis. Santiago has worked on studies that have covered a diversity of subjects: in-home smoking, intimate partner violence in persons who use methamphetamine, and epilepsy in children with cerebral palsy (to name a few). Santiago enjoys data analysis and using programming languages to solve difficult problems. He has experience in Python, R, Java, C++, SAS, and other languages. His research interests lie in quantifying mortality and survival in persons with mental illness, particularly personality disorders. He also enjoys teaching, having been a teaching assistant for courses in epidemiology, Java programming, and SAS programming.