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About Austin Cohrs, Penn State College of Medicine

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Austin received his Master of Public Health degree in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from the Penn State College of Medicine in 2014, and after graduation, he accepted a job as a Research Project Manager in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the Penn State College of Medicine. In this position, Austin is responsible for managing and assisting with research projects completed within the Center for Applied Studies in Health Economics (CASHE). These functions involve gathering and analyzing data from various databases, performing statistical programming, and developing reports and publications for a variety of health economic research projects. Austin has given poster and oral presentations at numerous meetings, symposiums, and conferences across the country. In addition to his work with CASHE, he manages the Community Benefit Inventory for Social Accountability (CBISA) database and he works with the Community Relations Department to track and report all of the Community Outreach Activities provided by the Hersey Medical Center (HMC) and College of Medicine. He also provides guidance and support for the HMC Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and CHNA Implementation Strategy. Austin is involved with the Community Health Advisory Board, Community Education Collaborative, and the Partners for Healthy Communities of Central PA Coalition. Most recently, Austin has been working with the United Way and a few other community organizations to develop an online Community Dashboard for the Capital Region. When he’s not at work, Austin enjoys going to the beach, fishing and hunting, camping, snowboarding, and watching college sports.

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