Maya Scott-RichardsonBrillient Corporation
Doctor of Philosophy
Data Scientist - Contractor at the FDA
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Hello! I'm Maya Scott-Richardson. I am a data scientist working for the Brillient Corporation currently contracted to the FDA. My research experience includes a versatile knowledge base of basic and environmental science and toxicology, applied and spatial epidemiology, applied statistics, and data analysis and visualization. My current research focuses on the health system and epidemiological research related to pain management services, opioid risk reduction, and health outcome optimization.
October 2018 - December 2018
- Teaching Assistant, NRES 103 – The Great Lakes at Risk
- Facilitate 8-week online assignments and discussion sections (300 students). Graded assignments and weekly papers Proctored final exam for the course.
August 2013 - May 2014
- Teaching Assistant, BIOL 140 & 141 – Environmental Biology (Lecture and Lab)
- Taught a section on soil and water pollution in Environmental Biology (50 -60 students). Led a discussion section and graded the environmental pollution portion of the exam. Organized and led laboratory section on environmental pollution and soil science.
Dear Editor, Chronic postsurgical pain (lasting >3 months) is a major cause of morbidity, with approximately 41% (15% moderate or severe) and 35% (12% moderate or severe) of patients reporting chronic postsurgical pain 6 and 12 months after surgery, respectively . Improved multidimensional assessment can enhance treatment tailoring and is recomm...
Background Multiple studies indicate a lack of pain management training across a range of healthcare specialties. The online Joint Pain Education Program (OJPEP) was created to provide content covering various topics that range from general pain science to integrative care to pain management. The present study evaluates the feasibility of an interd...
BACKGROUND Utilization of the internet to obtain health-related information increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ongoing efforts to improve health literacy and health information transfer have underscored deficiencies in online health communication materials. Effective online health communication materials are needed to reduce the impact of misi...
PurposeContinued opioid use after total knee and hip arthroplasty (TKA/THA) is well-documented and associated with both surgical and patient-reported factors. Research examining the combined effects of a multitude of factors on continued, and even chronic, opioid use in a systematic algorithmic manner is lacking. This study prospectively evaluated...
Introduction: Complementary and integrative therapies such as physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) have been shown to improve functional outcomes and reduce opioid use. Due to the COVID-19 (or SARS-CoV-2 [severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2]) pandemic, these therapies are switching to telehealth and telemedicine practices...
Dear Editor, One in five US adults experiences chronic pain . Complementary and integrative pain management (CIPM) therapies, such as acupuncture, chiropractic care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and massage therapy, are recommended by the US Inter-Agency Task Force to both improve pain management and reduce the opioid crisis . In 2...
Objective: Despite the bidirectional relationship between sleep and pain, there remains a dearth of research examining the role of perioperative pain management interventions in mitigating postoperative sleep disturbances. This secondary analysis of a prospective observational multi-site study examined the association between peripheral nerve bloc...
Introduction: Despite public health campaigns, policies, and educational programs, naloxone prescription rates among people receiving opioids remains low. In June 2018, the U.S. Military Health System (MHS) released 2 policies to improve naloxone prescribing. Objectives: The objective of this study was to examine whether the policies resulted in...
Introduction: Per Joint Trauma System guidelines, military anesthesiologists are expected to be ready to lead an Acute Pain Service with regional anesthesia in combat casualty care. However, regional anesthesia practice volume has not been assessed in the military. The objective of this study was to assess regional anesthesia utilization among cur...
As early-career Black women, we argue that encouraging assimilation is not enough to address systemic racism and outline suggestions for how minoritized individuals can not only survive, but thrive, in ecology and evolutionary biology.
don't assimilate, to revolutionize the experience of ecologists and evolutionary biologists who are Black, Indigenous and people of colour As early-career Black women, we argue that encouraging assimilation is not enough to address systemic racism and outline suggestions for how minoritized individuals can not only survive, but thrive, in ecology a...
Arsenic is a public health concern because of its widespread distribution and high toxicity, even when doses are small. Low birth weight (LBW) occurrence, birth weights less than 2500 g, may be associated with prenatal exposure of arsenic from environmental factors and consuming contaminated drinking water and food. The objective of this study was...
The authors wish to add the following correction to their paper published in IJERPH [...]
This repository contains R codes that can be used to perform generalized linear models (GLM) and data visualization on low birth weight data and other contributing factors. In these codes, you will be able to learn code that can aggregate data categories; filter and select data from the dataframe; run GLM models; and create table and plots for your...
Arsenic is an abundant, highly toxic element that is a global health concern due to damage from acute and chronic exposure and the potential for high local concentrations in heavily populated areas. In Florida, arsenic has been used heavily in agricultural, commercial, and industrial applications for decades. While studies have identified and quant...
Background/Question/Methods Cyanide was first introduced commercially over a century ago, and since has been used or produced in many industries including: metal plating, gold mining, gas production, and pharmaceutical production. In the USA 10 million tons of road salt representing an environmental input of 700 tons of iron cyanide are used each...