Phillip I. Good, Ph.D., Statistician

205 W. Utica Ave.
Huntington Beach CA 92648 
drgood@statcourse.com

"I don't worship statistics. Only losers think in numbers." Thomas Berger

EDUCATION

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

INFORMATION RESEARCH, Huntington Beach CA, Twenty years. Consultant to automotive, device, petroleum, and pharmaceutical firms on data collection, data management, and experimental design. Clients include Placor (FDA liaison), Cephalon (cross-over design), Applied Medical (clinical trials), Naval Health Research Institute (large-scale field studies), Guidant (clinical trials analysis), Talus Solutions (market response models and data collection), American Honda (sales forecasting); Gulf Research and Development, (optimal yields); Household Finance Corp (sales data); Medtronics (survival analysis); MyoDiagnostics (clinical design and analysis); USAF/Technology Inc (low-level microwave radiation).

Statistical support for criminal, HMO, personal injury, and product attorneys.

Projects include: Full-scale simulation of land operations in European Theatre at Fort Leavenworth. Nonlinear regression algorithms for Ford Aerospace to orient satellite in synchronous orbit. Optimal algorithms for ASW for NEL, San Diego. Tracking software testing efforts at Xerox. Prepared test documentation, identified and isolated problems, and conducted formal tests of software and hardware intended for commercial distribution.

THE UPJOHN COMPANY, Kalamazoo MI, seven years. Statistical Monitor Supported Phase II clinical studies of CNS, gastro-intestinal, and anti-inflammatory agents. Standardized data collection by foreign investigators. Provided preclinical support for immunology, CNS, cardiology. Provided statistical consultation for Immunology Group at NIA.

Team developed expert-system guided statistical package for use by statistically-naive personnel. Developed statistical methods for toxicity studies that reduced numbers of samples and subjects. Developed cell culture methods for detecting mutagens. Developed most powerful test for radioimmuneassay.

WEST COAST UNIVERSITY, Los Angeles, CA     Director, Health Sciences.   Liaison with graduate institutions, design curriculum and laboratories, hire and supervise 15 faculty at main and branch campuses, teach courses in physics, anatomy, and biology, and prepare budgets and schedules.  Succeeded in getting program reaccredited.

CLAREMONT GRADUATE SCHOOL, Claremont CA, Visiting Professor, Applied Mathematics, one year. Taught testing hypotheses and time series and trend analysis. Health-care forecasting for Andrus Gerontology Center.

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, Fort Valley GA, Callaway Professor of Computer Science, two years. Developed job-placement program that brought minority students face-to-face with potential employers. Developed a microcomputer-based curriculum.

COASTLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGES, Orange CO, CA, Instructor, Computer Science, teach courses in C++, Data Structures, and Web Design.

TULANE MEDICAL SCHOOL, New Orleans LA, Instructor, Biostatistics, one year. Taught courses in biostatistics and experimental design.

34 scholarly publications, 600+ popular articles, seventeen published technical books.

ASSOCIATIONS ACM(SigArch); Member workshop committee ASA/Southern California chapter; Head, ASA Orange County section; Presented one-day tutorials at JSM (August 2000) and Deming Conference (December 2000); ASA travelling lecturer (2001, 2005), lectured in Belgium, Catalonia, France, Ireland, Holland, and Queensland; member New York Academy Sciences. USSF/CIF soccer, men's and women's lacrosse, and field hockey referee.