About the Presenter: Dr. (Blood) Scherer is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science and of Community and Family Medicine. She is a biostatistician and has worked in several clinical areas including cancer clinical trials, spine surgical studies, adolescent medicine, and psychiatry and has extensive experience with statistical collaboration in research studies. Her current methodologic research interest is in the analysis of intensively collected data such as those obtained through mobile technology-based assessments, particularly in the area of mental health and substance use. She has also worked in the area of longitudinal and correlated data modeling as well as structural equation modeling. She received her PhD in Biostatistics from Boston University in 2010.