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Brittney Zylstra


Brittney Zylstra is a programmer at The Hilltop Institute, where she develops and manages multiple SAS programming projects in Windows and Linux operating systems, helps maintain Hilltop’s Medicaid databases, performs statistical analyses of large health care data sets, provides technical advice to analysts, and reports findings to clients.

Prior to joining Hilltop, Ms. Zylstra was lead statistics research assistant at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Consulting (CIRC) at UMBC. As such, she provided statistical consulting for the UMBC community and the general public, which included performing analyses, providing statistical advice and resources for clients, coordinating meetings, and leading workshops. Ms. Zylstra also has several years of teaching experience. Most recently, she taught “Statistical Computer Packages and Their Applications: SAS” at UMBC. This involved teaching extended hands-on computer workshops and developing course materials and assignments.

Ms. Zylstra earned an MS in statistics (environmental statistics track) from UMBC and a BS in mathematics (second major in statistics, minor in actuarial science) from Eastern Kentucky University.