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Data research assistant (ID: 109299) for Summer 2023


Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Ave
Albany , NY 12229
E-Mail: paige.allen@Omh.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 549-5185

Division/Unit: Population Health & Evaluation


Web Site: http://omh.ny.gov/(New Window)


Proposal Information


Job Duties:
The New York State Office of Mental Health's (OMH) Office of Population Health and Evaluation collects and integrates big data, using analytics to define patient cohorts, stratify members by their risk categories, deliver targeted care to those members, and report on individual and group outcomes to ensure quality and accountability. The Research Assistants will leverage Medicaid claims and other extensive datasets and various applications, to assist
* data processing and management
* quantitative data analyses and reporting
* development of statistical and/or predictive models



Experience with management of data sets

Using SQL for data processing &reporting

Data visualization and analytics

running statistical or machine learning

using SAS, Python, R


Internship Areas: Planning/Analysis/Research, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Graduate Student

Degree Concentrations: Mathematics, Public Administration, Public Health