Mark Sembower, MS

Director, Data Management and Statistical Analysis

Mark Sembower analyzes and reports on a variety of datasets, including postmarketing and pharmacovigilance risk management data, consumer surveys, clinical trial data, VAS studies, and large government-funded datasets, including federal surveys. He also provides statistical support for Rx-to-OTC switch projects and contributes to final study reports and manuscripts for peer review.

He has conducted research into non-medical use of prescription pharmaceuticals, medication compliance, smoking cessation, and drug use and psychological disorders among adolescents. Mark is an author or co-author of more than 20 published papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Prior to joining PinneyAssociates in 2007, Mark worked at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), where he served as the senior statistician for a large longitudinal psychosocial research study. In addition to statistical analysis, he authored methods and results sections for various manuscripts, presentations, and grant proposals, developed data management procedures, and consulted with outside investigators regarding study data. Mark completed a Master of Science in Applied Statistics at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in 2002. As a graduate research assistant at BGSU, he worked in the statistical consulting center and helped develop a new statistical computing course.