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Dan Nguyen

News Applications Developer

Dan Nguyen was a news application developer at ProPublica. He was lead developer on several of ProPublica’s most complex news applications, including the Bailout Tracker and (Stimulus) Recovery Tracker.

For the “Dollars for Docs” project, Nguyen developed software to collect the drug company payment records and cross-referenced them against physician names in federal and state databases. He also developed the publicly searchable database for the payment records and wrote a series of guides to teach his data-gathering techniques to other journalists and researchers.

Previously, Dan worked as a reporter, web developer and multimedia producer for the Sacramento Bee and sacbee.com. His work on multimedia projects won awards from Editor and Publisher and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency.

Docs on Pharma Payroll Have Blemished Records, Limited Credentials

Hundreds of doctors paid by pharmaceutical companies to promote their drugs have been accused of professional misconduct, were disciplined by state boards or lacked credentials as researchers or specialists, ProPublica has found. We compiled data from seven companies, covering $257.8 million in payouts since 2009 for speaking, consulting and other duties

A Busy Summer Week at ProPublica

A review of the investigative reports ProPublica published the week of Aug. 23, 2010.

A Busy Summer Week at ProPublica

A review of the investigative reports ProPublica published the week of Aug. 23, 2010.

BP Claims Tracker

Follow the damage claims from the Gulf Oil Spill paid by HP.

Bailout Scorecard

Our frequently updated database tracks every dollar and every bailout recipient. Check out our scorecard to see where the spending stands.

"What Health Care Reform Means" Stories

Using results from a questionnaire we did with American Public Media’s Public Insight Network, we examined how the proposed health care reforms will actually affect people facing common health care coverage situations.

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Investigations You Need to Read: Monday

FRONTLINE Video: Donnell Herrington

Investigations You Need to Read: Friday

Loan Mods Tracker

How is the $75 billion home mortgage foreclosure prevention program performing?

Leadership PAC Tracker

How much did your congressman's Leadership PAC raise, and where did that money go?

Stimulus Contracts Tracker

What companies in your area have received highway stimulus funds?

Graphic: The Path of a Bundled Mortgage

Adopt-a-Stimulus-Project: The Database

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