- B.A. in Psychology, Gordon College, Wenham, United States, 1991
- M.A. in Biostatistics, Boston University, United States, 2000
Ms. Rogers is a Senior Statistician in the Nutritional Epidemiology Program at the HNRCA and an Instructor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She teaches an Introduction to SAS programming course for Nutrition Data Science students. This class provides students with sufficient knowledge to obtain, manage, clean and prepare data in SAS for Windows. Emphasis is placed on the basics of SAS programming and data manipulation. Ms. Rogers also leads a directed study of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) dietary tutorial. This tutorial provides students with knowledge of how to access, analyze, interpret and report on simple NHANES analyses as well as familiarize themselves with National Cancer Institute's macros for usual intake.
As a member of the Nutritional Epidemiology Program, Ms. Rogers provides statistical analysis and mentoring for staff and students within the department. The overall mission of this program is to identify environmental, lifestyle and genetic factors that influence the nutritional status and requirements of the elderly, and to determine the role of nutritional status in healthy aging and the development of chronic disease and age-related impairments such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), dementia, type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), cataract and maculopathy.