Mr. Bieber earned his MS in Physiology from Michigan State University in 2005 and Master’s in Public Health Epidemiology from the University of Michigan in 2007. He has worked as a bench scientist studying diabetes, and as a public health epidemiologist conducting chronic and infectious disease surveillance. He joined Arbor Research in 2008 and has contributed to the management, study design, and analytics of the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS), the Peritoneal Dialysis and Practice Patterns Study (PDOPPS), and the Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (CKDopps). He has coordinated the DOPPS Practice Monitor to report trends in US dialysis care, worked extensively with Arbor Research clinicians to design and revise study questionnaires, while also collaborating with investigators on projects and publications involving a number of different statistical approaches including Cox proportional hazards models, parametric models, generalized linear models (e.g. logistic and Poisson regression), and linear mixed models.