I currently manage a team of researchers at Highmark Health, an integrated health system, working as a methodologist/data scientist on projects relating to the quintuple aim of healthcare: 1) improving patient experience, 2) improving population health, 3) reducing costs, 4) improving care team well-being, and 5) increasing health equity.

I also work on projects relating to communication disorders and health, teaming up with the talented Stephanie Borrie, PhD tackling many issues in the field.

I am enthusiastic about the R Programming Environment and seek to develop user-friendly tools that simplify the use, the interpretation, or the application of current and novel data analytic methods.

Regarding my blog, I’ll post on this site with R tutorials regarding data analytics and visualizations and to introduce great functions and features that can make working with data a bit more pleasant, including about packages and functions that I have written.

You can find my CV here: Tyson S. Barrett. You can also follow me on Twitter or you can find my repos at GitHub. Feel free to email me at to discuss research ideas, R software development, or have questions about any of my posts.