Instructor Bios


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Timothy Bardet is a Senior Consulting Data Analyst at Kaiser Permanente, and has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from UC Davis. Tim has more than 10 years of data analysis experience in healthcare and engineering, using various languages and software including SAS, R, Python, Excel, Tableau, and Cognos to help guide clients and solve business problems.


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Adam Bunnell, M.A., is a health economist in the Ambulatory Case Management department for UC Davis Health and an affiliate member of the UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy & Research (CHPR). Over the past 10 years, he has worked for integrated healthcare delivery systems, as well as state government healthcare programs, supporting access, compliance, quality and population health initiatives. His research interests include cost, quality and utilization in healthcare.  


Professional headshot of Brian Paciotti

Brian Paciotti is a data scientist at the Clinical and Translation Science Center at UC Davis. He has over 10 years of experience working as a senior researcher and data scientist for government health departments and UC Davis. He is a recipient of the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Outstanding Service Award. Read more about Brian Paciotti.


Professional headshot of Fiona J. Scott

Fiona J. Scott, MD, MPH, MS, MHI, is an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the UC Davis Medical Center and serves as the assistant program director for the Anesthesia Residency Program. She holds master’s degrees in epidemiology, health informatics and public health, with her graduate work focusing on rural health and the underserved. Throughout graduate school Dr. Scott assisted with clinical research conducted at the medical center, providing statistical support and analysis for research projects. Her initial research career began with benchwork in a laboratory studying liver fibrosis.


Tom Witmer headshotTom Witmer, M.S., is the Chief Data Officer at Medical University of South Carolina. He has been working in health care for more than 25 years, including as an executive leader of the shared services analytics infrastructure group at Kaiser Permanente. Read more about Tom Witmer.