These days I like to discuss

  • BB-8
  • Vanderbilt Biostatistics PhD Student
  • Big Data initiatives Fellow in Vanderbilt’s Inaugural Big Biomedical Data Science Program
  • R-Ladies Nashville Co-founder Twitter Logo
  • Monty Python
  • Predictive models
  • Italian
  • Propensity scores
  • Vanderbilt Graduate Student Council President

over coffee…

car GrandCanyon Ireland

Current Projects


R packages

  • googledrive: an R package that interfaces with Google Drive from R, allowing users to seamlessly manage files on Google Drive from the comfort of their console.

Shiny Apps

  • papr: Tinder for pre-prints, a Shiny Application developed in collaboration with Jeff Leek and Nick Strayer for collecting gut-reactions to pre-prints from the scientific community

  • Binomial Coverage: an application to facilitate an understanding of coverage probability.

  • contributr: an application developed in collaboration with Maelle and rOpenSci for finding beginner GitHub issues to contribute to.

  • Tidy Text GUI: a tool for analyzing text based on ‘Text Mining with R: A Tidy Approach’ by Julia Silge and David Robinson, found here.