Romario Smith, MPH, MSW is a Data Analyst at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Romario Smith joined the Center for Injury Research and Prevention in 2023 and currently works as a Data Analyst with Dr. Allison E. Curry’s team on epidemiological projects related to driving safety using the New Jersey Safety and Health Outcomes (NJ-SHO) Data Warehouse. Previously, Romario was a Research Assistant for the Prevention Research Center at Washington University's Brown School in St. Louis, Missouri, where he contributed to implementation science research that focused on evaluating the effectiveness of state health programs.
Romario also worked as a Data Reporting Specialist on the COVID-19 response for the California Department of Public Health, where he developed data pipeline processes for automating weekly reports and performed data linkages between non-ELR and ELR whole genome sequenced results. Romario aspires to leverage his experience and training to improve health surveillance systems that can effectively facilitate data interoperability and accessibility. His research interests include public health informatics, social determinants of health, and youth development.
MPH, Washington University, St. Louis, 2020
MSW, Washington University, St. Louis, 2020
Graduate Certificate in Health Care Operational Excellence, Washington University in St. Louis, 2020
BSW, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, 2017
Data Analyst I, Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Beyond the Call of Duty (Data Processing and Informatics Team Award) for the California Department of Public Health
Khan Leadership Honors Program in Public Health and Social Work