Auburn University alumnus, health systems specialist, to speak on ‘Rise of Health Data Scientist’ Sept. 10

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Auburn University alumnus Brady Augustine, a leader in health systems operations and improvement, will give a public talk Thursday, Sept. 10, at 3 p.m. on "The Rise of the Health Data Scientist" in the Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

Augustine is president of Aggressive Analytics Inc., a consulting firm that provides leadership in the areas of Medicare and Medicaid operations, health systems development, health information technology, value-based purchasing, operational and clinical research, regulatory compliance and performance improvement.

He has more than 20 years of experience managing teams and budgets for private sector firms and government agencies and has held roles in many professional societies where he has received numerous awards for his innovation.

Before joining Aggressive Analytics Inc., Augustine served as chief of health systems development for the Agency for Health Care Administration in Tallahassee, Florida, where he directed the bureau responsible for improving Florida's use of managed care principles to increase value of health care delivered to Florida Medicaid beneficiaries.

Augustine received a master's degree in statistics with a concentration in biostatistics and econometrics and a bachelor's degree in applied discrete mathematics from Auburn University.

Light refreshments will be served. Parking is available in the library parking deck and Comer Hall Lot, located off of Roosevelt Drive. The lecture is sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and the College of Sciences and Mathematics.

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