Principal - The Moran Company
A skilled researcher and pharmacy expert, Yaena Min is skilled in study design, data collection and analysis, and survey development and deployment.
Her expertise lies in conducting data analysis using Medicare claims data and survey datasets including the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS), and Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).
Focused on research, she has designed surveys, worked to recruit patients as a means of primary data collection, conducted patient interviews, and completed in-depth literature reviews using Medline, Ovid, and Cochrane.
Before joining The Moran Company, now an HMA Company, she completed course work and served as a graduate research assistant and graduate teaching assistant at Virginia Commonwealth University. While there, she focused on geriatric pharmacotherapy, sleep problems and mental health, and health policy.
She earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in pharmacotherapy and outcomes science from Virginia Commonwealth University as well as a post-baccalaureate graduate certificate in aging studies and gerontology. During her studies, her research focused on geriatric pharmacotherapy regarding the impact of sleep medication use and poor sleep quality on risk of falls in community dwelling older adults. Through her graduate work she has developed an understanding of pharmacoepidemiology, survey research methods, and secondary data analysis.
She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the Chung-Ang University, College of Pharmacy in Seoul, South Korea, and has previously worked as a pharmacist.