Anna Oganyan

National Center for Health Statistics
Professional Title: 
Mathematical Statistician

Dr. Anna Oganyan is a mathematical statistician at CDC/National Center for Health Statistics.  She is on leave from Georgia Southern University where she is an Associate Professor. Anna served as a NISS postdoc from 2004 to 2007, where she contributed her efforts to an extensive study of data confidentiality, data quality and data integration within federal databases.

A native Russian, Oganyan earned her Masters of Science in mathematical engineering in 1994 from the Moscow Institute for Radiotechnology Electronics and Automosation. After working as a Programmer-Engineer for several years in Moscow, she moved to Barcelona, Spain. There, she earned Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Polytechnic University of Catalonia in 2003, graduating excellent cum laude. After her postdoctoral fellowship with NISS, Oganyan was accepted as an Assistant Professor with the Georgia Southern University in 2008, and earned her tenure in 2013.

In addition to her professorship, Oganyan has conducted extensive research in statistical closure limitation, data mining, and statistical modeling. She served as team leader of the Statistical Disclosure Limitation research group within Georgia Southern University’s College of Science and Mathematics. She has also worked as a Senior Service Fellow with the National Center for Health Statistics.

Technical Reports

  • A Framework for Evaluating the Utility of Data Altered to Protect Confidentiality (2006) -