Curriculum Vitae of Steve Maczuga

Curriculum Vitae
Steve Maczuga

Penn State Email (which I guess I get to keep): or


May 2022 to Present, Statistician, Peraton Corporation, assigned to CDC, BRFSS
Main duties involve using cleaning BRFSS raw data and data review. Other duties
include mapping with SAS and R and other SAS programming tasks.

May 2018 to May 2022, Data Analyst, College of Medicine, Department of Dermatology
The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA.

Main duties involved using SAS to aid researchers studying rare diseases via longitudinal health claims data.
Datasets used: IBM MarketScan Commercial Claims Databases. CMS Public Use Files (CMS-PUF).
Using TriNetX to investigate skin diseases in the United States.
Using PHP with SQLITE to produce web accessible databases.

June 1999 to May 2018, Research Programmer Analyst, Population Research Institute
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Duties include using SAS to aid researchers studying longitudinal survey data.
Extracting large raw data files and converting to usable formats.
Using complex sample design and imputation to produce regression output
and summary tables for posters, presentations and scholarly manuscripts.
Using PHP with SQLITE to produce web accessable databases.
Datasets used include: ECLS-K, ECLS-B, NHANES, Mortality and Natality Files

Sample PHP Pages, some using Historical Data.

March 1997 to June 1999, Information Analyst, Office of Student Aid
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Responsible for the upkeep/growth of the data darehouse and for producing
special application programs using SAS/ACCESS/Visual Basic/PHP to be accessed
via the web. Maintenance of Intranet site of dynamically produced SAS reports.

September 1991 to March 1997, Project Assistant, Department of Entomology
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Write special application programs in Visual Basic/SAS for use in research studies.
Perform/analyze laboratory and field experiments studying forest pests using image analysis.


Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics, 2020, The Pennsylvania State University

Master of Science in Plant Pathology-Epidemiology, 1986, The Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor of Science in Forest Science, 1981, The Pennsylvania State University

Journal Publications in which I did the analysis.
Most used SAS for data cleaning as well as the analysis.

Svoboda, R., Sun, H., Maczuga, S. & Helm, M.
The Incidence of Imprecise ICD-10 Coding in Patients with Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma: A MarketScan Database Study
2023, In: SKIN: Journal of Cutaneous Medicine. 7, 1, p. 589-593 5 p.

Batchelder, E., Trifoi, M., Hong, J., Maczuga, S. & Kirby, J. S.
Biologic Treatment of Psoriasis and Tuberculosis Testing: A Retrospective Analysis
Nov 6 2022, In: SKIN: Journal of Cutaneous Medicine. 6, 6, p. 502-506 5 p.

Sakya, S. M., Hallan, D. R., Maczuga, S. A. & Kirby, J. S.
Outcomes of pregnancy and childbirth in women with hidradenitis suppurativa
Jan 2022, In: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 86, 1, p. 61-67 7 p.

Jefferson, I. S., Fritsche, M., Maczuga, S. A., Allen, S. R., Nelson, A. & Kirby, J. S.
Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa have a higher rate of postoperative infections
2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Nam, H. H., Washington, A., Butt, M., Maczuga, S., Guck, D., Yanosky, J. D. & Helm, M. F.
The prevalence and geographic distribution of sarcoidosis in the United States
Dec 2022, In: JAAD International. 9, p. 30-32 3 p.

Patel, D., Svoboda, R., Maczuga, S., Foulke, G. T. & Helm, M.
A retrospective claims analysis confirms the cost of most biologic agents for psoriasis is increasing more rapidly than medical inflation
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2022.

Jay Yang, Joslyn S Kirby and Steven Maczuga
Exploring the Psychosocial Impact on Parents of Adolescents Diagnosed With Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Retrospective Claims-Based Analysis
The National Society for Cutaneous Medicine, March 2022 Volume 6, Issue 2

Mikael Horissian, Steven Maczuga, John S. Barbieri, and Andrea L. Zaenglein
Trends in Prescribing Pattern of Spironolactone in Adolescents for Acne and Hidradenitis Suppurativa
The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Accepted December 3, 2021.
Article ID:

Taylor E Gladys, Steven Maczuga, and Alexandra Flamm
Characterizing Demographics and Cost of Care for Dyshidrotic Eczema
Journal: Contact Dermatitis, Accepted November 12, 2021.
Article ID: COD14007, Article DOI: 10.1111/cod.14007, Internal Article ID: 17255518

Katherine K. Hallock, Marylena R. Mizerak, Alison Dempsey, Steven Maczuga and Joslyn S. Kirby
Differences Between Children and Adults With Hidradenitis Suppurativa
JAMA Dermatol. Published online August 11, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.2865

H. Sun, J. S. Lim, C. F. Silva, S. A. Maczuga, and L. C. Hollins
Insurance coverage gap for treatment of melasma compared to rosacea: it pays to be light
British Journal of Dermatology, Research letter DOI: 10.1111/bjd.20641, July 2021

Surav Man Sakya, David R Hallan, Steven A Maczuga and Joslyn S Kirby
Outcomes of Pregnancy and Childbirth in Women with Hidradenitis Suppurativa
J Am Acad Dermatol 2021 Jun 18;S0190-9622(21)01984-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2021.05.059.

Deep Patel, Steven A Maczuga, Matthew Helm and Galen Foulke
Biologics and vaccination: relationship of influenza, pneumonia and zoster
Annals of Translational Medicine 9(5):AB022-AB022. DOI:10.21037/atm.2021.AB022, March 2021

S. Kitts, R. Govea, S. Maczuga and J. Kirby
Long-term antibiotic use for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa consistent with guideline recommendations
Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, November 2020. DOI: 10.1111/ced.14512

Anthony K.Guzman, Steve Maczuga and Joslyn S.Kirby
The Volume, Scope, and Geographic Distribution of Primary Care Clinicians Performing Dermatologic Procedures
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, DOI:

Stephanie L. Schell, Haorui Sun, Steven Maczuga, Joslyn S.K irby and Amanda M. Nelson
Cross-sectional study reveals reduced odds of allergies in people with hidradenitis suppurativa
Upcoming in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, DOI:

Brittainy Hereford, Steven A. Maczuga and Alexandra Flamm
Allergic Contact Dermatitis and Concomitant Dermatologic Diseases: A Retrospective Study
International Journal of Womens Dermatology 6(3):221, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijwd.2020.03.004

Matthew F. Helm, MD, Kimberly F. Breglio, MD, PhD, Chelsey Straight, MD, Steven Maczuga, Victor J. Marks Jr., MD, Galen T. Foulke, MD
Prevalence of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis with Dermatomyositis, other Rheumatic Diseases, and Lymphoma
International Journal of Dermatology. DOI: 10.1111/ijd.15122

Deep Patel, Steven Maczuga, Matthew F. Helm, Galen T. Foulke
A retrospective cohort study confirms that prophylactic vaccination is underutilized in patients on tumor necrosis factor inhibitors
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, July 14, 2020. DOI:

R. Fort J. Sciacca Kirby Steven A Maczuga
Differences in dermatologic care for acne vulgaris patients with autism
June 2020, Journal of Investigative Dermatology 140(7):S57. DOI: 10.1016/j.jid.2020.03.439

Melissa Butt, Steven A Maczuga, A. Flamm
Comparisons of oral corticosteroid treatment patterns for toxicodendron dermatitis
Journal of Investigative Dermatology 140(7):S54. DOI: 10.1016/j.jid.2020.03.420

N Zomorodi, M Butt, S Maczuga, J Marks, A Flamm
Cost and diagnostic characteristics of toxicodendron dermatitis in the USA: a retrospective cross-sectional analysis
British Journal of Dermatology, April 15, 2020 PMID: 32294234 DOI: 10.1111/bjd.19130

Mikael Horissian, BS, Steven Maczuga, MS, Joslyn S. Kirby, MD, MS, MEd, Amanda M. Nelson, PhD
Increased risk of alopecia areata for people with hidradenitis suppurativa in a cross-sectional study
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, December 2019 Volume 81, Issue 6, Pages 1431-1432.

A. Kundrick, S. Kitts, S. Maczuga, N. Olsen, G. Foulke
Age and sex appropriate cancer screening risks missing most occult malignancies in young patients with dermatomyositis
British Journal of Dermatology: 20 October 2019

Kassidy Shumaker, MPH; Steve Maczuga, MS; Joslyn Kirby, MD, MS, MEd
Assessment of Overpayment for Topical Dermatological Drugs - Clawbacks
JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(11):1315-1317. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.3078

Butt M, Zomorodi N, Maczuga S, Marks J, Flamm A.
Assessing of the burden of plant-related allergic contact dermatitis in Pennsylvania to expand the public health applications of dermatology.
Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 2019; 139 (5(S1)):S176. DOI: 10.1016/j.jid.2019.03.1093.


Morgan, P. L. Farkas, G., Hillemeier, M. M., Wang, Y., Mandel, Z., DeJarnett, C., & Maczuga, S.
Are students with disabilities suspended more frequently than otherwise similar students without disabilities?
Journal of School Psychology, 2019, 72, 1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2018.11.001

Paul L. Morgan, George Farkas, Yangyang Wang, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Yoonkyung Oh, Steve Maczuga
Executive function deficits in kindergarten predict repeated academic difficulties across elementary school
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2018; DOI: 10.1016

Paul L. Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Wik Hung Pun and Steve Maczuga
Kindergarten Children's Executive Functions Predict Their Second Grade Academic Achievement and Behavior
Child Development, June 2018

George J. DuPaul, Paul L. Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M. Hillemeier, and Steve Maczuga
Eight-Year Latent Class Trajectories of Academic and Social Functioning in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 46(1), September 2017

Paul L. Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M. Hillemeier and Steve Maczuga
Replicated Evidence of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Disability Identification in U.S. Schools.
Educational Researcher, Volume 46, Issue 6, 2017.

Carol Scheffner Hammer, Paul Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne Hillemeier, Dana Bitetti, and Steve Maczuga
Late Talkers: A Population-Based Study of Risk Factors and School Readiness Consequences.
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. doi:10.1044/2016_JSLHR-L-15-0417

Paul Morgan, Hui Li, George Farkas, Michael Cook, Wik Hung Pun and Marianne Hillemeier
Executive functioning deficits increase kindergarten children's risk for reading and mathematics difficulties in first grade.
Contemporary Educational Psychology, 2016.

George J. DuPaul, Paul L. Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Steve Maczuga
Academic and Social Functioning Associated with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Latent Class Analyses of Trajectories from Kindergarten
to Fifth Grade.
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 01/2016;, DOI:10.1007/s10802-016-0126-z

Paul L. Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Steve Maczuga
Science Achievement Gaps Begin Very Early, Persist, and Are Largely Explained by Modifiable Factors.
Educational Researcher 01/2016; 45(1)., DOI:10.3102/0013189X16633182

Paul L Morgan, Carol Scheffner Hammer, George Farkas, Marianne M Hillemeier, Steve Maczuga, Michael Cook, Stephanie Morano
Who Receives Speech/Language Services by Five Years of Age in the U.S.?
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology 11/2015; 25(2)., DOI:10.1044/2015_AJSLP-14-0201

Paul L Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M Hillemeier, Carol Scheffner Hammer, Steve Maczuga
24-Month-Old Children With Larger Oral Vocabularies Display Greater Academic and Behavioral Functioning at Kindergarten Entry.
Child Development 08/2015; 86(5)., DOI:10.1111/cdev.12398

Paul L. Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Richard Mattison, Steve Maczuga, Hui Li, Michael Cook
Minorities Are Disproportionately Underrepresented in Special Education: Longitudinal Evidence Across Five Disability Conditions.
Educational Researcher 06/2015; 44(5)., DOI:10.3102/0013189X15591157

Paul L Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M Hillemeier, Steve Maczuga
Who Is At Risk for Persistent Mathematics Difficulties in the United States?
Journal of Learning Disabilities 10/2014; 49(3)., DOI:10.1177/0022219414553849

Paul L Morgan, George Farkas, Steve Maczuga
Which Instructional Practices Most Help First-Grade Students With and Without Mathematics Difficulties?
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 05/2014; 37(2)., DOI:10.3102/0162373714536608

Paul L Morgan, Marianne M Hillemeier, George Farkas, Steve Maczuga
Racial/ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis by kindergarten entry.
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 01/2014; 55(8)., DOI:10.1111/jcpp.12204

Yu-Chu Lin, Paul L. Morgan, Marianne Hillemeier, Michael Cook, Steve Maczuga, George Farkas
Reading, Mathematics, and Behavioral Difficulties Interrelate: Evidence from a Cross-Lagged Panel Design and
Population-Based Sample of US Upper Elementary Students.
Behavorial Disorders 08/2013; 38(4).

Paul L Morgan, Jeremy Staff, Marianne M Hillemeier, George Farkas, Steven Maczuga
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in ADHD Diagnosis From Kindergarten to Eighth Grade.
PEDIATRICS 06/2013; 132(1)., DOI:10.1542/peds.2012-2390

Paul L. Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Steve Maczuga
Are Minority Children Disproportionately Represented in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education?
Educational Researcher 12/2012; 41(9)., DOI:10.3102/0013189X12459678

Marianne M Hillemeier, Paul L Morgan, George Farkas, Steven A Maczuga
Quality Disparities in Child Care for At-Risk Children: Comparing Head Start and Non-Head Start Settings.
Maternal and Child Health Journal 03/2012; 17(1)., DOI:10.1007/s10995-012-0961-7

Marianne M Hillemeier, Paul L Morgan, George Farkas, Steven A Maczuga
Perinatal and Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Variable and Persistent Cognitive Delay at 24 and 48 Months of Age in a National Sample.
Maternal and Child Health Journal 10/2011; 15(7)., DOI:10.1007/s10995-010-0656-x

Carol Scheffner Hammer, George Farkas, Steve Maczuga
The Language and Literacy Development of Head Start Children: A Study Using the Family and Child Experiences Survey Database.
Language Speech and Hearing Services in Schools 11/2009; 41(1)., DOI:10.1044/0161-1461(2009/08-0050)

Marianne M Hillemeier, George Farkas, Paul L Morgan, Molly A Martin, Steven A Maczuga
Disparities in the prevalence of cognitive delay: How early do they appear?.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 05/2009; 23(3)., DOI:10.1111/j.1365-3016.2008.01006.x

Paul L Morgan, George Farkas, Marianne M Hillemeier, Steven Maczuga
Risk Factors for Learning-Related Behavior Problems at 24 Months of Age: Population-Based Estimates.
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 04/2009; 37(3)., DOI:10.1007/s10802-008-9279-8

Rebecca L Corwin, Terryl J Hartman, Steven A Maczuga, Barry I Graubard
Dietary saturated fat intake is inversely associated with bone density in humans: analysis of NHANES III.
J Nutr 136, 159-165. Journal of Nutrition 02/2006; 136(1).

Christy Lleras, George Farkas, Steve Maczuga
Does Oppositional Culture Exist in Minority and Poverty Peer Groups?
American Sociological Review 02/2002; Vol. 67(No. 1)., DOI:10.2307/3088938


D. R. Miller, W. E. Yendol, K. M. Ducharme, S. Maczuga, R. C. Reardon, M. A. McManus
Drift of aerially applied diflubenzuron over an oak forest.
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 07/1996; 80(2)., DOI:10.1016/0168-1923(95)02300-3

Steven A. Maczuga, Karl J. Mierzejewski
Droplet Size and Density Effects of Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki on Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Larvae.
Journal of Economic Entomology 10/1995; 88(5)., DOI:10.1093/jee/88.5.1376

Davide Falchieri, Karl Mierzejewski, Steven Maczuga
Effects of droplet density and concentration on the efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis and carbaryl against gypsy moth larvae(Lymantria dispar L.).
Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B 01/1995; 30(4)., DOI:10.1080/03601239509372952

B. F. Prendergast, W. G. Yendol, S. Maczuga, R. C. Reardon, W. H. McLane, D. R. Miller, M. P. McAneney
Diflubenzuron residue and persistence on an oak forest after aerial application.
Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B 01/1995; 30(3)., DOI:10.1080/03601239509372943

B. Duan, K. Mierzejewski, S. Maczuga:
Efficiency of deposition of pesticide droplets on flat cards and spheres
Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B 11/1994; B29(6-6)., DOI:10.1080/03601239409372921

B.J. Christ, S.A. Maczuga
The Effect of Fungicide Schedules and Inoculum Levels on Early Blight Severity and Yield of Potato.
Plant Disease Vol. 73, No. 8 (1989).