Career advice for girls: Role Model Tara Maddala, Ph.D., a bio-statistician at Genomic Health
Tara Maddala


How to Become A: Statistician , Geneticist


Watch Tara Maddala, Ph.D., biostatistician at Genomic Health, share how her job has been described as being a scientist making new discoveries while swimming in data. She uses her mathematical skills to analyze genomic information to find clues to which treatments will provide the most benefit for each individual patient. Biostatistics is one of the most in-demand careers. She recommends a solid foundation in math, but also advises developing strong communication skills which will help set you apart.

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