Mr. Wirth joined Arbor Research in 2012. He earned a BS degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland. Presently he supports the electronic data collection software (ArborLink) and manages the database programmers that support and develop the instances for the Scientific and Data Coordinating Centers (SDCC) program and Dialysis Outcome and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) programs. He previously worked as a programmer on the implementations of the three different DOPPS instances of ArborLink. Prior to joining Arbor Research, Mr. Wirth spent six years at General Dynamics providing custom solutions for private insurance companies.