SAS Customer Recognition — Brandy Sinco
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
How long have you been using SAS®?
What SAS products have you used in the past, and what products and solutions are you currently using?
Current: SAS/STAT®, Base SAS, SAS macros, SAS/ETS®
Tell us about a problem you have solved using SAS.
Linear mixed model to estimate hemoglobin A1c change over time by using PROC MIXED.
What's the most innovative way you have used SAS to solve a problem?
Using PROC CALIS to estimate a path analysis model.
Tell us about your most memorable SAS moment.
Figuring out how to use the FIML method in PROC CALIS and how to output the line equations by ODS output.
How has SAS changed in the time you've been using it?
The automatic graphics make SAS much more user-friendly.
Have you ever attended a SAS users group meeting or SAS Global Forum? If yes, please list them.
The Michigan SAS Users Group and the MidWest SAS Users Group.
Has your work with SAS been influenced by any other members of the SAS community?
Yes, the technical support from the SAS community has been a real treasure. The SAS users group conferences are the most useful (and affordable) continuing education events that I attend.
If you could point a new SAS user to one resource, what would it be?
ODS output and graphics in SAS/STAT procedures.