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Joanna Borgogna

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Statistician & Consultant - Research
Ph.D. Montana State University
B.S. Point Loma Nazarene University


Joanna Borgogna


Dr. Joanna Borgogna is an applied biostatistician with training in epidemiology, microbiology, environmental science, antibiotic resistance, and currently specializes in female reproductive sexual health. Dr. Borgogna earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology, with a minor in computational biology in 2014 from Point Loma Nazarene University where she was trained in analyzing large datasets and various programming languages including Python, Java, and the statistical software R. She completed her Ph.D. in Microbiology at Montana State University in 2019. This training included a Master's level applied statistics certificate using SAS, SPSS, and the statistical software R. Her dissertation was focused on identifying microbial, biochemical, and behavioral risk factors for the acquisition of STIs in minority women. Dr. Borgogna has been formally trained and specializes in univariate and multivariate survey analyses involving both quantitative and qualitative data, including linear regression, case-control study designs, case-control cross-over designs, logistic and multinomial regression, repeated measures, matched pairs, mixed-effects models, and descriptive statistics, among other techniques. Dr. Borgogna is passionate about the accessibility of healthcare options to underrepresented populations.