Paul Buzinec, MS

Vice President of Operations

Health Economics and Outcomes Research


As vice president of operations for HEOR, Paul Buzinec is responsible for the management, training and development of the programmers, statisticians and data managers on staff. 

He also provides project leadership for administrative claims-based and prospective research studies, specializing in survey methodologies and statistical analyses.

Prior to joining Optum in 2005, Buzinec worked with the Health Economics Program of the Minnesota Department of Health where he was responsible for statistical analyses and data verification.

Buzinec earned his Master of Science in statistics from Iowa State University (ISU) and a Bachelor of Science in both mathematics and statistics from the University of Minnesota, Morris. 

While on assistantship at ISU, he taught several undergraduate courses in statistics, varying from introductory statistics courses to methodological courses for graduate-level researchers. 

Buzinec's research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, Current Medical Research and Opinion and Journal of Clinical and Translational Research.


HEOR, Health Economics Outcomes Research, Health Economics