Christopher Rogers, Developer in New York, NY, United States
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Christopher Rogers

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Software Developer

New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
June 18, 2020

Chris has an educational background in chemical engineering and a passion for driving and improving business operations with data. Currently, he's striving to provide better health outcomes and hospital experiences to cancer patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering. He works with analytics tools like R, Python, Tableau, SAS, and SQL to sift through data of various types and deliver insight.


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Tableau, SQL, Python, R, Business Intelligence (BI)
R, Tableau, SQL, SAS, Business Intelligence (BI)




Preferred Environment

Windows, Python, Tableau, SQL, R, MacOS

The most amazing... intelligence project I've worked on combined patient data from many sources, performed advanced calculations, and flagged high-risk patients.

Work Experience

Business Intelligence Analyst II

2018 - PRESENT
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Connected distributed data systems using R, Python, and SQL and consolidated information for data visualization.
  • Constructed interactive Tableau dashboards for doctors and hospital management to test hypotheses, study patient care, monitor KPIs, and identify areas for operational improvement.
  • Led the technical part of a multidiscipline research project investigating the use of natural language processing (NLP) to classify Memorial Sloan Kettering’s patient messages and identify patients that could be at negative health risks.
  • Acted as the lead developer of bizi, the Business Insights team’s core Python package that works to standardize business logic and frequently used queries for our group and the wider MSK data community.
  • Devised a process that tokenizes radiology reports using NLP techniques and employs logistic regression and support vector machine classification models to identify improperly documented surgeries.
Technologies: Tableau, SQL, Python, R, Business Intelligence (BI)

Senior Healthcare Data Analyst

2016 - 2018
  • Mined and analyzed patient data from medical claims, pharmacy claims, and electronic medical records (EMR) to discover actionable insights on ways to provide better care for patients and drive business operations.
  • Created and implemented a more efficient data model and reporting process that performed ETL from disparate data sources, calculated key metrics, and created logical output tables for data visualization in Tableau.
  • Stratified the Indianapolis patient population using a multivariate predictive risk model to recommend the highest risk individuals to our ancillary care programs to ensure quality care and better health outcomes.
  • Collaborated with IT teams to optimize data acquisition and plan future data system architecture within Amazon Web Services (AWS) to best support current and future analytic processes.
Technologies: R, Tableau, SQL, SAS, Business Intelligence (BI)
2019 - 2020

Master's Degree in Applied Analytics

Columbia University - New York City, NY, USA

2015 - 2015

Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering

Cornell University - Ithaca, NY, USA

2011 - 2015

Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering

Cornell University - Ithaca, NY, USA


SAS Advanced Programmer

SAS Institute




SQL, SAS, R, Python


Business Intelligence (BI)

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