|ROP Research Forum March 5th, 2015 – Sylvia Urbanik
Sylvia is a second year student studying cell and molecular biology. She is currently finishing up her Research Opportunity Program that spanned the fall and winter semesters, and also recently represented us at the March 5th ROP research forum along with her partner and predecessors.
Her project dealt with cost-effectiveness analysis techniques for diagnostic imaging modalities, with a specific focus on carotid artery stenosis. She explored the different types of analyses used in assessing cost effectiveness. She examined how factors such as sensitivity and specificity of diagnostic tests (imaging modalities in this case) can affect the analysis, and conducted literature searches in order to find these variables in order to incorporate them into a cost effectiveness model.
Well done, Sylvia!
Stay tuned, next Kevin Chen will be modeling with TreeAge…
See you in the blogosphere,