Tori Taniguchi is the Data Director and Research Epidemiologist for the Center of Indigenous Health Research and Policy at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. In this role, she manages study data, assists with developing research instruments and surveys, designs and formats data collection tools, trains staff on data collection protocol, and performs statistical analyses. She also assists in writing and preparing manuscripts for publications and grants for submission.
Ms. Taniguchi received her Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology in 2016 at the University of Oklahoma College of Public Health. During her degree, she worked as a graduate teaching assistant and graduate research assistant for the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. She is trained in SAS, SPSS, and REDCap. Her research interests include community-based participatory research, Native American health, diet-related health disparities, and chronic disease prevention.