Phil d’Almada joined the Center for Child and Family Policy as an analytic programmer in August 2020. Previously, he was an analytic programmer at Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) supporting clinical trials and post-trial research. For many years, he has been an active participant and organizer of SAS user groups at the local, regional and international levels. Being a graduate of LSU and UF, his football loyalties are divided; however, he is partial to basketball at Duke. His chief hobby is writing SAS programs, but he also enjoys watching international sporting events and visits at least one National Park every year. He also enjoys visiting his grandchildren.