Amber W. Trickey, PhD, MS, CPH, is Senior Biostatistician of the S-SPIRE Center. She supports multidisciplinary teams in research design, implementation, and analysis. In over 15 years of health services research, with 10 years focused in surgery and emergency medicine, Dr. Trickey has collaborated with diverse investigators, including attending physicians, residents, nurses, psychologists, and engineers. Dr. Trickey obtained degrees in epidemiology and biostatistics, and certifications in public health and SAS data analysis. She has evaluated data quality in surgical and trauma care, supported multiple clinical trials, and led data validation studies using the ACS-NSQIP surgical registry and administrative claims. Dr. Trickey has contributed to public and private grants on surgical safety, healthcare quality metrics, simulation-based training, team communication, error disclosure, and emergency services.
Education & Certifications
BS, Tulane University, Biomedical Engineering (2003)
MS, University of Texas School of Public Health, Epidemiology (2008)
PhD, University of Texas School of Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Services Research (2012)
CPH, Certification in Public Health, National Board of Public Health Examiners, Public Health (2008)