Office of Analytics - Staff Listing

Kyra Morgan
State Biostatistician
Kyra Morgan is the State Biostatistician for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Working closely with all the Divisions within DHHS as the principal consultant to advise program management on data for decision making and data-driven projects. She plans, organizes, and directs research studies and methodologies for program evaluation throughout DHHS. Kyra serves as technical leadership to 29 analysts within DHHS.

Kyra hold a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in mathematics with an emphasis in statistics from the University of Nevada, Reno. She also holds certifications from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) from the SAS Institute as a Certified SAS Programmer.
Andrea Rivers
Manager
Andrea Rivers is the manager for the Office of Analytics. She is responsible for daily and project management within the Office of Analytics.

Andrea has been with the Division of Public and Behavioral Health within the Department of Health and Human Services since 2003 and in that time has worked as a biostatistician as well as program manager with oversight to a number of Public Health programs focused on the health of families, women and children in Nevada.
Dave Goldstein
Statistician II for DCFS
Dave is a Statistician II in support of the Division of Child and Family Services.  He has been with the State for almost a year.  Dave leads a workplace engagement committee which sponsors monthly activities for the Office of Analytics.  He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from UC Berkeley, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from UNR.  Dave has lived in South Lake Tahoe since 1999 and enjoys skiing with his family.  He is married with two children, ages 8 and 10.
Jennifer Thompson
Health Program Specialist II over Behavioral Health Data
Vacant
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Biostatistician
Henry Agbewali
Mental/Behavioral Health Biostatistician
Sneha Ravikumar
Substance Use Analyst
Vacant
Criminal Justice Biostatistician
Vacant
Opioid Biostatistician
Jeff Stroup
Economist III over Eligibility
Sandra Ochoa
Women Infants and Children (WIC) Biostatistician
Mina Mahmoundi
Medicaid Analytics Intern (Caseloads)
Vacant
Biostatistician III over Reportable Conditions
Carmen Ponce
Cancer Registry Biostatistician
Jonathan Kotchevar
Cancer Registry, WHC and Colorectal Cancer Analyst
Michelle Khau
Influenza and Syndromic Surveillance Analyst
Helen See
Chronic Disease and Wellness Biostatistician
Vacant
HIV/STD/TB/Communicable Disease Analyst
Jesse Wellman
Health Facilities, Sentinel Events, and Lead Biostatistician
Douglas Banghart
WebIZ Analyst
Alana Woodbury
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Analyst
Melissa Madera
MIECHV Data Analyst
Isaac ‘Verl’ Humphreys
Economist III
Vacant
Medicaid Management Analyst III
Yucui ‘Yurie’ Liu
Economist II
Sandra Atkinson
GIS Specialist, SSDI Analyst
Mark Hanqiu
Medicaid Analytics Intern
Alexia Benshouf
Management Analyst IV over DCFS Data
Alexia is a Management Analyst IV in support of the Division of Child and Family Services.  She has been with the State for more than 5 years.  Alexia has a Master’s Degree in English, and has taught in the U.S. and abroad.  She is an avid reader and enjoys family life in Carson City.  Alexia is married with two children ages 6 and 9, and has a cat and a dog.
Stephen Dotter
DCFS Management Analyst
David Goldstein
DCFS Statistician
Jane Dreiling
Administrative Support