Paula R. Buchanan is a data analyst and researcher with years of experience in government, nonprofit, and corporate sectors. As an independent consultant, Ms. Buchanan provides consulting services in the areas of data analytics and visualization techniques. A self-proclaimed data nerd, she is passionate about the effective communication of data analysis results to targeted audiences. Ms. Buchanan has a BS degree in biology and a BA degree in history with a minor in economics from Tulane University, master’s degrees in Public Health and Business Administration, and a variety of professional certifications.