Paul Reischmann is a skilled research assistant with experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, project management, and report writing. He currently supports projects with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation.
At Westat Insight, Paul supports the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Participant and Program Characteristics Survey, communicating with state program officials and conducting SAS- and Excel-based quantitative data analysis tasks. He also provides evaluation support for CMS’s Maternal Opioid Misuse Model, assisting with report writing and the cleaning, coding, and analysis of qualitative interview data. Paul also serves in data analysis, report writing, and project management roles for various other projects focused on health, nutrition, and education.
Prior to joining Westat Insight, Paul worked as a lead laboratory technician at Mother’s Milk Bank Northeast, helping to provide safe and nutritious milk to mothers and babies in need. He has also worked as a researcher in physical chemistry, reproductive biology, and organic synthesis at Macalester College, the Free University of Brussels, and 3M Company. Paul graduated with high honors from Macalester College with a B.A. in chemistry and double minors in biology and French.