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Phyllis O’Hara Smetana

Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

273 Science/Mathematics Bldg.

(919) 760-8768


After graduating from Meredith, Mrs. Smetana began working as a Statistician for a company focused on environmental and engineering planning.  She then went back to school at NCSU and graduated with a degree in statistics from Warwick University.  She continued her work as a statistician, switching to the statistical analysis for the drug development industry.  She is currently working for a pharmaceutical company and is focused on the statistical analyses of safety and efficacy parameters for compounds undergoing testing required for regulatory registration.

Academic Credentials

Postgraduate Diploma (Statistics), Warwick University, Coventry, England
B.S. (Mathematics), B.A. (Chemistry), minor (French), Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

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