Anya Cutler, MS, MPH is a Research Analyst III at MaineHealth Institute for Research Center for Interdisciplinary and Population Health Research (CIPHR). She holds an MS in Plant and Soil Science from the University of Vermont and an MPH in Global Epidemiology with a certificate in Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology from Emory University.

Prior to starting at CIPHR, Anya’s varied interests carried her through research in allergy & immunology, soil science, environmental health, reproductive health, and bee biology labs. She spent several years as a bench scientist and transitioned to statistics and data science upon completing her MPH. She joined CIPHR in 2020 as a data scientist, working with clinicians across the MaineHealth system in study design, data analysis, and data communication. She loves the variety in patient-centered research topics and the statistical and data visualization challenges she works on with Barbara Bush Scholars Academy members. She is also a lover of DAGs and R programming.

Scholarship Areas of Interest: Social determinants of health, causal inference modeling, rural/urban health disparities, colorful data visualization.