Dr. Xin Yang has been providing statistical support to the Hear Here Alabama project for almost 10 years. He holds a PhD in Biological Science and an MS in Applied Statistics. He currently serves as a senior research scientist and research analyst with the project. Prior to this role, Dr. Yang served as the Director of Analytics and Scholarship at the Institute of Data Analytics with the University of Alabama. Throughout his career, Dr. Yang has authored more than 40 research papers spanning multiple disciplines, including audiology, statistics, public health, and health informatics. Additionally, he has offered statistical analysis and consulting services for several NIH-funded grants. We are sure thankful for all the support he has given to the initiative over the years!