Meet the People at Moore Stat!

CEO and President of Moore Statistics Consulting LLC

Ms. Amy Moore is a biostatistician with two masters of science degrees in Biostatistics and Public Health Sciences. She has over 15 years of graduate-level experience teaching statistics topics online and in the classroom setting. Ms. Moore has real-world experience in statistical analysis from the pharmaceutical industry, academia, and the hospital setting. Ms. Moore has trained various physicians, nurses, and other researchers to implement statistical analysis for their studies. Currently, Ms. Moore has authored seven statistics books: Statistics Workbook for the Non-Techy; Statistics for the Math Illiterate; Getting Your Feet Wet With R; Out of the Box: A Statistics Workbook Using SAS; Learning the Language of STATA; The R Funk, and Boss Lady. These books can be found on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and in the website’s shop.

 Dr. David Cavazos has been an active researcher for over 15 years. He holds a PhD in Business Administration, a master’s degree in Public Administration and a BA in Economics.  Dr Cavazos has over 25 peer-reviewed publications and has extensive experience in higher education and applied research. Dr. Cavazos has proficiency in SPSS, SAS and Excel for statistical analysis and SQL Server for relational data retrieval. He also has expertise in data coding and preparation.

Specific areas of statistical expertise:

  • Univariate and Multivariate Analysis
  • Longitudinal Analysis
  • OLS Regression
  • Negative Binomial/Poisson Regression
  • Binomial and Multinomial Logistic Regression
  • Hazard Modeling
  • Canonical Correlation
  • Multidimensional Scaling
  • Factor Analysis
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Time Series Analysis

Areas of expertise for publishing:

  • Manuscript preparation and review
  • Response to editors and reviewers
  • Manuscript revision

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Aden Solomon joins us from the Hospital for Sick Children, where she has worked as a Research Assistant for the past 4 years. Aden holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Statistics from the University of Toronto. Aden has applied her skills in qualitative and quantitative analysis, data management and visualization to a variety of health and education research initiatives. Ms. Solomon’s role at Sick Kids has required her to work closely with pediatric cancer patients and their families to understand their mental health and quality of life outcomes.

Published Works:

Desjardins, L., Solomon, A., Shama, W., Mills, D., Chung, J., Hancock, K., & Barrera, M. (2022). The impact of caregiver anxiety/depression symptoms and family functioning on child quality of life during pediatric cancer treatment: From diagnosis to 6 months. Journal of psychosocial oncology, 1–18.

Barrera, M., Solomon, A., Desjardins, L., Chung, J., & Hancock, K. (2021). Predicting quality of life in caregivers of children with cancer within one year post-diagnosis. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 30(9), 2215–2224.

Barrera, M., Hancock, K., Bartels, U., Solomon, A., & Desjardins, L. (2021). “I’m With my People!”: Perceived Benefits of Participation in a Group Social Skills Intervention for Children and Adolescent Survivors of Brain Tumors. Cancer nursing44(3), 197–204.

Barrera, M., Hancock, K., Atenafu, E., Alexander, S., Solomon, A., Desjardins, L., Shama, W., Chung, J., & Mills, D. (2020). Quality of life in pediatric oncology patients, caregivers and siblings after psychosocial screening: a randomized controlled trial. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer28(8), 3659–3668.

Barrera, M., Alexander, S., Atenafu, E. G., Chung, J., Hancock, K., Solomon, A., Desjardins, L., Shama, W., & Mills, D. (2020). Psychosocial screening and mental health in pediatric cancer: A randomized controlled trial. Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association39(5), 381–390.

Desjardins, L., Solomon, A., Janzen, L., Bartels, U., Schulte, F., Chung, J., & Barrera, M. (2018). Executive functions and social skills in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 1-9.

Education: Honors Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Statistics (University of Toronto, 2015)