Rachel Debes

Research Associate, Infectious Disease Insights, Cerner Corporation

Rachel Debes is a research associate within Infectious Disease Insights who joined Cerner in 2011. She performs statistical analyses and data summaries utilizing multiple statistical platforms and programming languages. Her efforts focus largely on the HIV Outpatient Study and the DC Cohort, two open longitudinal databases of HIV+ patients, with more varied applications in Cerner Health Facts® and similar health-related databases. She also consults with partners on public health techniques in health care settings. Prior to joining Cerner, she served as a research assistant at the University of Washington, focusing on HIV transmission rates and informative missing data. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Kansas and her master’s degree in biostatistics from the University of Washington.