Patrick Bowman joined UMTRI in 2012 as a statistician senior for the Center for the Management of Information for Safe and Sustainable Transportation (CMISST). He performs analyses on various crash databases, identifying injury patterns and creating statistical models. He is interested in data linkage and has performed both direct and probabilistic linkage while at UMTRI. He also supports XML schema development for state crash datasets. Mr. Bowman is a consultant for the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning and works on Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, which presents detailed information on Michigan’s year-end crash data. He holds a master’s degree in biostatistics and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Grand Valley State University.