Anissa Lambertino, PhD
Anissa Lambertino brings a public health background and vast data collection and analysis expertise to Health Management Associates.
A public health environmental and occupational epidemiologist by training, Anissa’s areas of expertise include survey design, data collection and management, quantitative data analyses including regression modeling. She also has extensive experience analyzing large public databases for benchmarking and comparative analysis.
While at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Anissa was involved with multiple projects focused on disparities in asthma morbidity in underserved neighborhoods, as well as providing assistance to community partners in the development and implementation of public health activities. She was a key contributor to these projects through community education and engagement activities, collecting and analyzing data from parent surveys, pediatric asthma prevalence monitoring, program evaluation, and dissemination of findings.
Anissa has experience using SAS, SAS-callable SUDAAN, and analyzing data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Her expertise extends to general linear models, logistic models, cox proportional hazard models, and sampling statistics, as well as a mastery of data editing and management.
In addition to her data analyst and community-based research roles, Anissa served as an air sampling technician for a joint project with the University of Iowa Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mobile Care Foundation in Chicago. She also worked as a research technologist for the University of Chicago Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine for five years.
Anissa has a PhD in Epidemiology with a Specialization in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Sociology from Benedictine University.
Anissa and her husband, high school sweethearts, hit the tennis courts every chance they get.