Mary Anne Armstrong, MA, is a biostatistician and research scientist at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, as well as managing director of special projects. Ms. Armstrong earned her master’s degree in statistics from the University of California, Berkeley. She has been with the Division of Research since 1980, where she has worked in a wide variety of research areas, including alcohol and health, perinatal substance abuse, and neonatology. Ms. Armstrong is the chair of the Division of Research Local Research Committee, a member of the Northern California Central Research Committee. She is director of the Division of Research Biostatistical Consulting Unit, and provides statistical consultation to members of The Permanente Medical Group in Northern California. Ms. Armstrong has authored or co-authored more than 85 peer-reviewed scientific publications on a wide-variety of topics, including the relation of alcohol use to blood pressure, coronary disease, and stroke; utilization of health services before and after alcohol abuse treatment; neonatal assisted ventilation; and women's health.