Irene Vidyanti
 
 
 

    Irene Vidyanti

    Collaborating Programmer
    vidyanti@healthpolicy.usc.edu

    Irene Vidyanti  is a Data Scientist/Modeler  at the  Los  Angeles  County  Department  of Public  Health  (LADPH) and a collaborating programmer with University  of  Southern California’s Schaeffer Center of Health Policy and Economics. She holds a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of Southern California and a BA/M.Eng in Information and Computer Engineering from Cambridge University.

    Her expertise  is  in  using  systems  science  to  aid  policy  decision-making  and  evaluate  the  impact  of interventions on health and other  sectors. Her current  responsibilities include various modeling efforts to assist LADPH to assist planning and evaluation of its projects. She leads the development of the Future Los Angeles  Model, a dynamic  microsimulation  model  of  long-term  health  and  economic  outcomes  for  Los Angeles  County  residents  age  25+,  for  use  to  evaluate  an  array  of  health  intervention  efforts,  such  as evaluating the impact of sodium reduction initiatives or increased tobacco tax in Los Angeles County.